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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We know that people want to read these stories. Do you think it can be written from a different perspective? Each one of us had a job and it turned out well. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter “Journalism in the Americas”.

Efforts to resist were insipid. To do journalism is to discover issues of public interest that some do not want to be known.

Marcela Turati: Expose the Hidden Interests of Big Media Companies

The use of technology to search for information with greater impact has been important. Many people who was losing hope asked us, what can we do, I want to do something but I don’t know where to start.

The Nieman Fellows, including 12 international and 12 U. 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, amrcela 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?

For you as a co-editor maarcela contributor of this new book, do you feel that the will to lqs was the next step in telling the human side of this period of violence? It would be very important to be able to unveil the hidden interests of the big media companies, their power relations, for whom they work.


What lax you rescue lae what you saw? She has written for newspapers and magazines in Latin America and the United States. How did you become interested in investigative journalism? More than 1, journalists from 92 countries have been awarded Nieman Fellowships since the foundation was established in Publishing houses don’t pay a thing, that made us very angry, any publisher will pay peanuts for a book.

My book was hard, it touched upon plenty of pain, of horror, and in that time one could only see the destruction. You have to wait for the experience to mature, for it to go through its first challenges and then check if it survived, and how.

That can be a reason for them to receive threats.

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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. Tales of Life in Times of Death” in Spanish. Sometimes it happens crnizas you put people at risk when you make it public that they are getting organized. Turati spoke recently with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas about the cenjzas that came with putting together the book and seeking, as a group, for a new lens from which to cover violence in Mexico.

If you do not investigate then you are a transcriber of the statements made by people or powerful groups, and that is not journalism.

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I would respond that we must return to the basics, learn about the history of journalism and how it has impacted history, and, above all, remember our ancestors, marcsla journalists of previous generations who carried out great research and achieved change without the technology, money, tools, channels of dissemination that now exist, without the support of huge media enterprises and with the government against them. We don’t exactly tell people, do something like them, but we do offer 10 stories in which, turzti the threats and the horror, people did something to change history and is putting up a fight.


Because the violence hasn’t stopped and it’s getting worse. For me it was like the debt I felt I had. Why didn’t you look at this? However, I do not think that we have to only recharge ourselves with data, technology and computers.

It was turzti learning experience for us. What are some positive developments in our field, journalism and the tursti in general? According to the organization, the book focuses on “stories of resistance, solidarity and hope, lsa anonymous women and men who suffered from the unhinged violence of the war in Mexico against drug trafficking.

Lyons Award in honor of the Nieman Foundation curator who retired that year after leading the institution for a quarter of a century.

I told myself, ‘let’s try, let’s do this and see what comes out.

The award honors displays of conscience and integrity by individuals, groups or institutions in communications. You have to understand the process of violence and measure the pulse of the citizenry.

We didn’t want to give the impression that it was all simple. Yes, it says a lot. Every journalist is an investigator. People are tired of reading about drug trafficking through the lens of the horror.

She has been vocal against the murders and exile of journalists in Mexico. Entre las Cenizas will have limited printing but can be downloaded in Spanish for free from the book’s websitewhere the organization mqrcela also posted 10 videos that go along with each story. Lyons was a forceful advocate for freedom of the press.