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february, 2024

01febthuConversations with Alfredo Corchado: Impact of Latinos in journalism7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Type :Conversation

Event Details

Join Hispanic Communicators DFW for the first HCDFW Conversations event of 2024 with Alfredo Corchado, moderated by Dianne Solis.

Alfredo will share his take on the impact of Latinos in journalism, reflect on his time working for The Dallas Morning News covering Mexico and the border from El Paso—and more.

About Alfredo Corchado

Alfredo Corchado Jiménez is a Mexican-American journalist and author who has covered Mexico for many years, and served as the Mexico City bureau chief of The Dallas Morning News. He specializes in covering the drug wars and the U.S.-Mexico border, writing stories on topics such as drug cartels and organized crime, corruption among police and government officials, and the spread of drug cartels into U.S. cities.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism has noted that he has “described mass shootouts that no one else writes about, obtained and described videos of revenge executions, and revealed how the few arrested for the mass murder of women in Juárez are often innocent stooges.” Howard Campbell, author of Drug War Zone, has called Corchado “the top American journalist covering Mexico today” whose “knowledge of the Mexican political system, the drug trade, and modern Mexican society is non-pareil.” Corchado currently lives between El Paso and Mexico City but calls the border home.

About Dianne Solis

Dianne covers immigration and social justice issues. The award-winning writer is a Wall Street Journal alum and a former foreign correspondent who was based in Mexico. She was a Nieman fellow at Harvard and holds journalism degrees from Northwestern University and California State University.

 

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Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas

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