“Tercer Encuentro de Periodistas” in Monterrey
The U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey, in coordination with USAID and Red de Periodistas del Noreste, organized the Tercer Encuentro de Periodistas, a workshop for journalists, held March 8-10, 2019. The training opportunity featured Spanish-speaking specialists on topics such as fact checking, security journalism, economic topics in journalism, and design thinking. The seminars addressed more than 85 distinguished journalists from Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, and Zacatecas. Free the Press is a Consulate initiative providing workshops, conferences, trainings and scholarships to journalists from six Mexican states since 2016.