Blogging the Narco-Wars: A Panel Discussion
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Adolfo Guzman-Lopez began his journalism career writing about the arts for, among others, Tijuana's La Tarde newspaper, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and the Chicago Tribune. He later served as senior producer of "These Days," KPBS-FM's daily talk show in San Diego. Adolfo is also an accomplished poet. He has toured nationally with The Taco Shop Poets, the performance poetry troupe he co-founded. His poetry has been published in various journals, and in Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riots of 1992.
Amy Isackson has been the border reporter at KPBS in San Diego since 2004. She covers breaking news and feature stories on California-Mexico border issues and immigration, for local and national broadcast. Since joining KPBS, Amy's work has been recognized with awards from the Associated Press Television-Radio Association of California and Nevada, the California Chicano News Media Association, and the San Diego Press Club. Most recently, she won the Sol Price Prize for Responsible Journalism for her story about high school students smuggling people and drugs across the U.S. Mexico border.
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