Listen to podcast interview with Mark Potok, director, Intelligence Report, SPLC about anti Latino hate groups
Posted by Elena del Valle on July 28, 2008
Mark Potok, director, Intelligence Report of SPLC
Photo: Mark Potok
A podcast interview with Mark Potok, director, Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses anti Latino hate groups with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.
As editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine, Mark leads an operation that monitors the extreme right in the world today. In addition to editing the magazine, Mark acts as a spokesman for the SPLC, a well-known civil rights organization based in Alabama. He has testified before the Senate and the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights.
Before joining the Southern Poverty Law Center in 1997, Mark spent almost 20 years as a reporter at newspapers including USA Today, the Dallas Times Herald and The Miami Herald. While at USA Today, he covered the 1993 siege in Waco, the rise of militias, the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the trial of Timothy McVeigh.
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In 1996, his editors nominated him for a Pulitzer Prize for a package of stories on racism in Texas public housing. The Intelligence Report he edits recently received the 2007 Investigative Award part of the Utne Independent Press Awards.
To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Mark Potok,” click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the July 2008 section of the podcast archive.
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