Grant Fuller, who after a few years in West Africa now lives in Mexico City and runs this blog, works primarily as a radio producer. Though not in Haiti for the quake, or the media frenzy directly after it, Grant headed there to make sure reporting continued once the disaster was over. Grant is an excellent, compassionate, committed reporter, and will do a great job bringing attention to where attention has been left behind.
Below is what he wrote when he left a week ago - Grant's update to me this morning was that he has been stuck in a sketchy hotel, and will be officially reporting on the ground today, Friday.
Most of the international media will return home from Port-au-Prince this week, if they haven’t already. The stories of suffering will be old news, and the world will move on. But I believe Haiti deserves our attention for a long time to come. The Haitian people still deserve to be heard.
That’s why I’m going to Haiti on February 4. With help from the Common Language Project, I’m taking donations to fund my reporting trip. I’ll go to forgotten places, find underreported stories, and just listen to the Haitian people as they try to move forward. My work (radio, print, and multimedia) will be published by the World Vision Report, GlobalPost, and others.
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If nothing else, check out his reports as they unfold; it is guaranteed to be underreported in the larger media.
3 weeks ago