Privado & Público

Challenges and Rewards of a Bilingual Latino Journalist in the US

Professor Tom Robbins, the investigative journalist in residence at the CUNYJ School at the time of my 2017 graduation, contacted me before we met. He asked if I’d be interested in sharing my views about journalism and Latinos in the US on a TV show. Former councilwoman and activist Ronnie Eldridge wanted to take an episode to talk with journalists, considering the hostil rhetoric the Trump administration has had with immigrants, with Latinos, and most media people. Sigue leyendo “Challenges and Rewards of a Bilingual Latino Journalist in the US”

Naturaleza & Ciencia

10 aspectos para ser un periodista de datos científicos

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El periodismo de datos es el nuevo periodismo de investigación: está estigmatizado como el tipo de trabajo que solo veteranos periodistas pueden hacer. Y cuando se combina con el lujoso y complicado periodismo científico, pocos se han de interesar por el oficio. Sigue leyendo “10 aspectos para ser un periodista de datos científicos”

derechos/desigualdad, Is-leña

Book Day Review

The act of reading gives a broader look at all around, it opens your mind, takes you to new places, builds knowledge and understanding, creates a better you. For some Latino cultures, reading is difficult, boring, tedious, an old habit. Why? I don’t know. Sigue leyendo “Book Day Review”

Privado & Público

Two Drops of Journalism

“They admire you or they hate you.” That used to be a common phrase at the newsroom during my year as a journalism intern at the now 127-year-old newspaper Listín Diario. It was a worthy, challenging, dangerous career. And, at the oldest outlet of the Dominican Republic it was the place where only the best-of-the-best could thrive to become and print their words on a sheet to be sold to 10 million inhabitants.

It was also a #JournalismSoMale that none of the digital or print outlets I applied to gave me the opportunity to continue developing my skills, after I won my first National Journalism Award at age 23. It was too much to handle, even for the paper I earned my award from. That was back in 2013. Sigue leyendo “Two Drops of Journalism”