Don Podesta

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Don Podesta, "is a consultant with the Center for International Media Assistance at the National Endowment for Democracy. He was formerly an assistant managing editor/copy desks at The Washington Post, where he worked for 27 years. Podesta also was a foreign correspondent in South America for the Post from 1992-1994, where he covered Peru’s war against the Shining Path guerrilla movement; presidential elections in Bolivia, Chile, and Paraguay; the drug war in Colombia; and several economic, social, and environmental issues in Brazil and Argentina. Prior to that, he worked as the deputy news editor for The Washington Star. Podesta has a master’s degree in international affairs with a concentration in Latin America from American University’s School of International Service, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University. He was born in Chile and raised in Colombia. Podesta is a former member of the Inter American Press Association’s board of directors." [1]

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  1. Soft Censorship: How Governments Around the Globe Use Money to Manipulate the Media, CIMA, accessed February 3, 2009.