MTV Voices: February 2014

Is social media improving young people’s lives? What has been your most embarrassing dating story? If you could date anyone – who would it be? It is February: Valentine’s Month for MTV Voices 🙂 Check out our latest video, directly from many of the major cities in the world. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/86707915] Andrea Arzaba, Mexico City (February 2014)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City

I originally wrote this post for NACLA and Global Voices Online.   Despite the low salaries and the dangers that come with being a reporter in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists in the Americas, some Mexican female journalists continue working and thriving in the profession. In this post, we introduce you to four of these … More 4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City

Tips for reporters covering natural resources extraction

When an untapped source of oil, gas or other natural resource is discovered, communities are often overjoyed to learn about their new source of wealth. This wealth, however, may also become a source of corruption and conflict, as developers, politicians and others battle over who will benefit. Too often, a lack of media coverage of … More Tips for reporters covering natural resources extraction

Entrevista: Rosa Borrás, tejiendo la paz desde Puebla

Read about Bordados por la Paz in English here Los hilos, las agujas y las telas se han convertido en guerreros por la paz en México. En ciudades como Monterrey, Guadalajara, Puebla y DF, hombres y mujeres de todas las edades han decidido compartir las historias de las victimas de violencia en el país, mediante … More Entrevista: Rosa Borrás, tejiendo la paz desde Puebla