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Jose Olivares

Multimedia Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Social movements, political economy, Latin American news, protests, politics, economics, corporate corruption, government corruption, underground movements

Bilingual multimedia journalist. Focus on political economy + social movements. Economía politica y moviemientos sociales. PGP:

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Jose Olivares is a multimedia bilingual journalist with local, national and international reporting experience.

Originally from Mexico City, Jose moved to the U.S. at a young age.

He is on track to finishing his dual degree in Journalism and Sociology.

Interests include: social movements, politic...

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Jul 16, 2017

RT @alex_mensing: ICE refused to give Honduran Alex Burgos, detained in #Adelanto, access to phone #s, so he did 1 week #hungerstrike. ICE…

Jul 16, 2017

RT @ggreenwald: Poor communities now debating which addicts "deserve" to be saved because there's no money for treatment & rehab https://t.…

Jul 15, 2017

RT @ggreenwald: A homeless trans woman who cares for dozens of abandoned animals; 2 homeless guys who saved a sick puppy; what…

Jul 13, 2017

RT @Pajaropolitico: Las autoridades federales sabían de las fallas en el Paso Exprés de Cuernavaca y aún así lo inauguraron 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for a local website, covering topics such as homelessness, poverty and gentrification.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Not professionally as a journalist, but once in a play.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

History books, search engines, email/phone calls, FOIA/public record request templates, Word, Adobe Suite, PGP, coffee, cigarettes