“Somos la mayoría”: la marcha de las mujeres en Washington DC

ANDREA ARZABA —Para mí todo cambió después del 9/11. He sido discriminada en varias ocasiones desde entonces. Los compañeros de mi preparatoria hicieron comentarios ignorantes sobre mi religión dos o tres veces. También he recibido insultos, al salir de la mezquita en Virginia. —¿Qué te motivó a unirte a la marcha? —Vengo a demostrarle al … More “Somos la mayoría”: la marcha de las mujeres en Washington DC

Transformaciones Project

ENGLISH Since I arrived to the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown, I realized there was no digital space for students to write about their personal experiences and views on the region. A publication where their texts where encouraged to be for a broader audience, and not only academic.  After talking with my colleagues in the … More Transformaciones Project

#WPGinvestigates Holding Power to Account Coverage

(ESPAÑOL & ENGLISH) Recientemente fui invitada por Transparencia Internacional, para cubrir un evento de periodismo de investigación organizado por la Canadian Broadcast Corporation (podríamos decir que la BBC de Canadá), llamado “Holding Power to Account: Investigative Journalism, Democracy and Human Rights”. En la conferencia tuve la oportunidad de escribir dos historias muy interesantes. La primera … More #WPGinvestigates Holding Power to Account Coverage

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)

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