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Celeste González de Bustamante

Teaches courses on reporting in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and Latin America, television news writing, reporting and production. Dr. Celeste González de Bustamante is an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Latin American Studies, Mexican American Studies Department and Department of History. She conducts research on the history and development of television news and media in Latin America (mainly Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, and Brazil) and violence against journalists in Mexico. She is the current head of the Border Journalism Network/La red de periodistas de la frontera, and head of the International Communication Division of the Association for Journalism and Mass Communication. She covered the U.S.-Mexico border on commercial and public television for more than 16 years. She is also the director of the J-school's Center for Border and Global Journalism. "Surviving Mexico: Resistance and Resilience among Journalists in the Twenty-First Century" is her latest book. 


Surviving Mexico
Resistance and Resilience among Journalists in the Twenty-first Century
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Texas Press
July 2021
ISBN 9781477323694
Paperback, 250 pages

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