Notes from Chilecon Valley
In Latin America, the money may be in the media startups
When the news blows up in Mexico City, Dulce Ramos is on the case. She is editor in chief of Animal Politico, a digital media startup that began as a Twitter account. In a country known for “disappearing” reporters who look too closely at drug cartels and government corruption, Ramos, 33, feels that it’s her duty to cover stories that are being ignored by mainstream news outlets.
“We cover stories that make our readers outrage[d],” she said.