Journalism

Fear

As a reporter I have been involved some dangerous situations related to war and terrorism. Once I witnessed and followed a Police operation against a terrorist group very active in…

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Complete change thanks to my parents

Change has come to my life since I wrote my first book and it was published four months ago. I was a retired Journalist , pretty sick, with not so…

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Canal: Oh Venice!

Many years ago my boss sent me to Venice to write a piece about a choir from my city which was going to sing in a concert with an orchestra…

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Squirrel

Squirrel was the nickname of a taxi driver we had hired to drive us to the most weird (or common) places to collect data as journalists working in Bilbao.  I…

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Ten years blogging without inspiration

After 28 years working as a journalist for a newspaper, glued to the strict facts and trying to be precise and truthful, I kind of burned my writing style. It’s…

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I was in a pickle! (or the story of the Symphony Number 3)

Many years ago, I worked as an intern in a radio station making interviews and reporting about culture. I had to fill a space of three minutes with news about…

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Sleepy interview

A seasoned journalist from my newsroom had had a harsh polemic with a politician, the secretary of education of the regional government. She basically called him a liar in a…

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Insight

I used to follow the concerts backstage, because I had to work: report about the event and interview the artists. Once there was a concert by a duo of Cello…

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A confusing call

A very mild earthquake shake my city many years ago, and it was all over the news. I was making the news, because I was working in a local newspaper…

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