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Veteran Reporter Writes Internet guide for Spanish Speaking Reporters

Posted by Elena del Valle on August 23, 2005


Fernando Escobar Giraldo



Miami, Florida August – 2005 Veteran Hispanic reporter Fernando Escobar Giraldo writes an Internet guide for Spanish speaking reporters in Spanish. Titled La Guia de Internet para Pariodistas (Spanish for The Internet Guide for Journalists) it is meant to facilitate the work of journalists in all fields and in all mass media as well as that of journalism professors and students.


The book and CD ROM contain practical information on Internet use and a comprehensive access guide to more than a million news sources, hundreds of job opportunities for journalists, scholarships, live television and radio from different parts of the world, United States and Latin America universities, front pages of renowned newspapers worldwide, dictionaries, public records, news agencies, mass media, instantaneous translations, and hundreds of organizations related to health and finances.


“It was a two-year investigation. There are wonderful things in this work that are unknown to the majority. And it will not only be useful to journalists but to writers, all types of organizations, investigators, scientists, public officials, economists, medicine professionals, educators, etc.,” said Escobar Giraldo.


Fernando Escobar, a Colombian lawyer and writer who has lived for more than 20 years in the

United States, is a journalist for the Univision network national news. Founder of the weekly magazine La Aurora and the bilingual magazine Puntos Dallas, Texas, he is a former RCN and Caracol Miami news director and author of several books. Has worked with five Internet journalism companies and managed Univision’s Tu Consejero online section for five years. La Guia de Internet para Pariodistas is available by mail for $14.50.