Archive for February, 2013

February 26, 2013

Two DC Screenings of ‘Reportero’ in March

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George Mason University on March 6th

On Wednesday, March 6th, George Mason University’s Film & Media Studies Visiting Filmmakers Series presents Reportero at the Johnson Center Cinema.  The screening starts at 4:30pm. Director Bernardo Ruiz will be on hand for a Q&A following the screening. The event is free and open to the public. More information on the event can be found here:

American University on March 7th

And on Thursday, March 7th, American University’s Center for Social Media screens Reportero. This event will take place from 5:30-8:00PM and is free and open to the public. More information on the event can be found here:


February 25, 2013

What Does Vigilance Mean After Newspapers?

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What does the death of newspapers mean for holding powerful institutions accountable?

Director of Reportero, Bernardo Ruiz, participated with Voice of San Diego CEO Scott Lewis and investigative journalist Carrie Lozano in a thought-provoking discussion about who will become the guardian of democracy in this fluctuating technological age. This is the first program in the “Searching for Democracy” series from the University of California Humanities Department in coordination with Zócalo Public Square.

February 25, 2013

‘Reportero’ Director on CUNY’s ‘Independent Sources’

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CUNY TV’s Independent Sources engages journalists from New York’s “ethnic and mainstream media in an insightful discussion of stories covered by ethnic newspapers, TV and radio stations and websites.” The interview with ‘Reportero’ Director Bernardo Ruiz begins at 13:00.

February 12, 2013

Reportero to screen in London at Frontline Club

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The Frontline Club

On Friday February 15th, 2013 at 7:00 PM REPORTERO screens at London’s Frontline Club. The screening will be followed by a Q&A over Skype with Quiet Pictures director Bernardo Ruiz

The Frontline Club opened its doors in 2003 to honor members of the Frontline News Television agency who died pursuing their work. According to FC’s site, the club “exists to promote freedom of expression and support journalists, cameramen and photographers who risk their lives in the course of their work.”

February 9, 2013

Journalist Sergio Haro presents book in Mexicali

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On Thursday, February 7th, 2013, journalist Sergio Haro presented his book “No Se Olviden de Nosotros” or “Don’t Forget About Us”, which gathers select reporting from his nearly 30 years of reporting on the California-Mexico border. Presented at the art space Mexicali Rose, Haro, reflected on his decades-long career and the need to focus on stories that are neglected by bigger news outlets.