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The Spot 3.5.14 The dangerous job of journalism in Mexico

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Sergio Hara

The State We’re In: “Do the Right Thing” In Mexico, investigative journalism can be a life-threatening profession. Sergio Haro is a veteran reporter for the muckraking Mexican weekly, Zeta. Haro and his colleagues continue to defy powerful drug cartels and corrupt officials as they try to make a difference with their reporting.  Plus, Sahand Sahebdivani, recently named Dutch storyteller of the year, shares a story from ancient Persia.

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.