There's nothing like doing it live and doing it now. Online and daillies are fast and far-reaching. I love it. So I still do it, at least five days a week. Sometimes, for two or three different outlets in a day.
And, yep, sometimes I still get to do it for television -- only now, more and more, folks are looking for someone who can do his own producing, shooting, even editing. So I do.
Hope Pervades Cuba as U.S. Relations Thaw
While the Cuban embargo remains in place, the recent moves by President Barack Obama is giving many of the Cuban people something they haven't had in years: hope.
My first piece for the Poynter Institute -- kind of a big deal among journos -- sharing some tips on how to be a one-man multimedia band.
One reporter's journey to Cuba and how to get the story
It was a big story. Even bigger in South Florida. They don't call it Little Havana for nothing.
Here's one from the Huffington Post. They're smart. Excellent editors who ask the right questions -- probably because most of them also write.
It might be a tequila shot for tourism.
Mexico, battling bad drug-war publicity and the hangover from a weak U.S. economy, is trying to bolster its leisure travel trade by beginning to play up another battle, and what has become basically a drinking holiday in the U.S. --Cinco de Mayo.
And here are some from Terra.com. Five days a week, about Hispanic politics. It couldn't have happened at a more interesting time.
I also still like turning a nice profile. These are for my friends at the Daily Business Review. They appear once a week.
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