Entre las cenizas: historias de vida en tiempos de muerte. Front Cover. Marcela Turati, Daniela Rea Gómez. sur+ ediciones, – Disappeared persons – The Nieman Fellows at Harvard University have selected Marcela Turati of the “Entre las Cenizas: historias de vida en tiempo de muerte,” (“Amid the Ashes. Marcela Turati y Daniela Rea – “Entre las cenizas. Historias de vida en tiempos de muerte” (). Un libro de crónicas que busca saldar una de las deudas del .

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Like a little script with things we had to pay attention to, to train our eyes and focus them on the right place. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. FIrst, we were able to obtain financing. Every journalist is an investigator.

However, I do not think that we have to only recharge ourselves with data, technology and computers. What do you think is the biggest hidden or ignored problem in the media right now? But we had to limit ourselves to write about what we saw without exalting or taking credit away. The winner is chosen each year by the members of the Nieman class. We didn’t want to give the impression that it was all simple.

When the authors returned from reporting, we got together to workshop our texts and discuss in group.

According to the organization, the book focuses on “stories of resistance, solidarity and hope, starring anonymous women and men who suffered from the unhinged violence of the war in Mexico against drug trafficking. You have to know well the terrain, and wait.

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She received in from the same foundation the Recognition for Excellence award. Do you think it can be written from a different perspective?

Turati spoke recently with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas about the challenges that came with putting together the book and seeking, as a group, for a new lens from which to cover violence in Mexico. Headlines from our blog: Given the book’s difference in tone, what did this project represent to you as journalists? For you as a co-editor and contributor of this new book, do you feel that the will to resist was the next step in telling the human side of this period of violence?


What would you rescue from what you saw? We asked ourselves, how can we tell what’s going on but from different sets of eyes? She has written for newspapers and magazines in Latin America and the United States. This was also like oxygen for us.

If tkrati do not investigate then you are a transcriber of the statements made by people or powerful groups, and that is not journalism. How did you become interested in investigative journalism?

All the project’s participants have worked before in documenting some of the most devastating effects of the war on drug traffickers. The narrative part was also a goal for us, we wanted it to be very well written, with imagery, persons, scenes, not just a speech.

We began to question ourselves turqti we wrote what we wrote. Tales of Life in Times of Death” in Spanish.

My book was hard, it touched upon plenty of pain, of horror, and in that time one could only see the destruction. What angles and narrative resources do you use to continue engaging the reader? Tag Cloud violence against journalists Venezuela elections and oas coverage Honduras libel and defamation online and digital journalism freedom of expression USA killing of entee Peru impunity press freedom Latin America television Colombia newspapers access to information social media censorship drug trafficking investigative journalism freedom of information Ecuador future of journalism Mexico laws and legislation attacks on journalists threats against journalists Argentina Brazil more tags.

But we made it. When that happened we asked ourselves, in what moment did you become disenchanted with this story? She co-founded Periodistas de a Pie Journalists on Footan outfit dedicated to training journalists to improve the quality of their journalism and to defend freedom of expression. We wanted to avoid turagi tendency of focusing on the lone hero; we wanted collective efforts. Many of us journalists heard people say, I don’t read anymore, I turn off the TV, and marela very concerning.


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Why did you choose this part? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter “Journalism in the Americas”. We know that people want to read these stories. Those of us who participated in the book sought to make visible the people who get organized, but sometimes it’s difficult to find them.

It would be desirable cnizas it to become a model, but it can’t always be that way. Inshe and her colleagues co-founded Periodistas de a Piea journalism network created to support reporters covering issues such as poverty, civic participation and human rights.

The award honors displays of conscience and integrity by individuals, groups or institutions in communications. This was very important to us, that the victims could make the book their own.

Lessons from Spanish-language media Memetic Media innovates in design and distribution and focuses on digital journalism for young audiences in Paraguay. Turati has long sought to give voice to those who lack political power and access to the media.

Cenjzas have to understand the process of violence and measure the pulse of the citizenry. We wanted people not feel repulsion and have the desire to read and learn about what has happened. In them, we can find an answer, and a source of hope and inspiration. Everything we know that can encrypt dangerous information, or enrre for and process data, and technologies that can be used to [cover] sensitive issues such as human rights are advances that help us to run investigations that can have impact; they also help […] collaborative work between reporters and experts.

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