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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What do you think is the biggest hidden or ignored problem in the media right now? Turati previously reported for the Mexican newspapers Reforma and Excelsiorworked as a freelance journalist and created the blog and an online discussion group Periodismo de Esperanza Journalism enntre Hope after spending two years exploring the question of marcelq it is possible for journalism to bring about change.

When the authors returned from reporting, we got together to workshop our texts and discuss in group. And yet they continue to believe they can make a difference. The important thing is not to lose from sight, when we go out reporting, that there are other possible focuses, and to search for these stories and chase them until we get them, because they ceizas important for the health of journalism in general and the mental and emotional health of the readers.

We don’t exactly tell people, do something like them, but we do offer 10 stories in which, despite the threats and the horror, people did something to change history and is putting up a fight. Every journalist is an investigator. We’re also interested in having the journalists that read us to tell us if they would like to do something like this.

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For us as reporters it was a welcome breath of fresh air after six years of having covered the most horrible things, of not understanding, of feeling there is no hope, that there is no future. Why didn’t you look at this? Sometimes it happens that you put people at risk when you make it public that they are getting organized.


Turati has long sought to give voice to those who lack political power and access to the media. In them, we can find an answer, and a source of hope and inspiration. Ms Turati works for Procesoa leading news weekly in Mexico.

We wanted people not feel repulsion and have the desire to read and learn about what has happened. What would you rescue from what you saw?

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Yes, it says a lot. Entre las Cenizas will have limited printing but can be downloaded in Spanish for free from the book’s fntrewhere the organization has also posted 10 videos that go along with each story. Yes, it is important to do it, but it’s very difficult. The Nieman class of established the Louis M. What can you do so they begin to read you again?

Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. The winner is chosen each year by the members of the Nieman class.

To do journalism is to discover issues of public interest that some do not want to be known. For me it was like the debt I felt I had. Historias de Vida en Tiempos de Muerte. And we talked and talked about the text, and we gave ideas on how to improve it until all of us liked it. The Mexican organization Periodistas de a Pie launched on Dec.

What are some positive developments in our field, journalism and the media in general? However, said Proceso magazine reporter and Periodistas de a Pie co-founder Marcela Turati, the book not only aims to inspire people in Mexico who have sunken into hopelessness, but also other journalists searching to tell stories beyond the tragedy. Thinking about this question we began to search for examples of the people who are already doing something.

Each year, accomplished and promising journalists come together at Harvard for a year of study, seminars, master classes and journalism conferences. What would you ask yourself, should you be conducting this interview — and what thrati you answer?


It also helped connect researchers and international human rights organizations with people on the ground affected by violence. Tag Cloud violence against journalists Venezuela elections and electoral coverage Honduras libel and defamation online and digital journalism freedom of expression USA killing of journalist 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.

Cemizas were reporters who were very in love with one experience and we ran the risk of doing propaganda, that’s why we also asked to see the challenges as well, the difficulties of organizing with others.

Cenizad Entre las Cenizas for free here. I’m not saying I made a mistake because it had to be done and become the uncomfortable conscience, but also, with the passing of years, so many news on the destruction generate a tremendous apathy, an armoring from the readers’ side, and we asked ourselves, how can we continue denouncing the same things without having people feel that it’s the same story they have already read?

Marcela Turati: Expose the Hidden Interests of Big Media Companies

It would be desirable for it to become a model, but it can’t always be that way. She has written for newspapers and magazines in Latin America and the United States. Lessons from Spanish-language media Memetic Media innovates in design and distribution and focuses on digital journalism for young audiences in Paraguay.

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. That can be a reason for them to receive threats.