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Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture 2015

"The Blurring Border: Stories of Courage and Compassion from Mexico"

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief at The Dallas Morning News, and Angela Kocherga, border bureau chief at Gannett, will discuss border coverage, the drug wars and the state of journalism in Mexico at the ninth-annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture.

Corchado, author of “Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness,” covers U.S. policy in Latin America for the Morning News. Kocherga is an Emmy award-winning journalist who covers the southwest border and interior of Mexico. The talk will be moderated by Rick Rodriguez, Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor at the Cronkite School.

The Schatt Lecture will include a reception at 6:30 p.m. in the First Amendment Forum.

First Amendment Forum
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004