Journalist Pilar Velasco is interviewed about Venezuela's political crisis on the Washington Post's Spanish-language podcast.
Pilar Velasco is a Spanish journalist currently working at Cadena SER (Prisa Group), the radio network leader in Spain. Specializing in investigative and data journalism, she has exposed political and economic malpractices in Spain and uncovered high profile international corruption cases. Her reports have focused on revealing unlawful and unethical activities of the powerful against the public interest. Pilar is the author of two books, one about social change in Spain; and another one about the rise of indignados (Occupy) movement, both of which have been translated into several languages. She has also published two essays in Germany about the challenges of democracy in Europe in the context of the…
Spain's parliament has seen a fierce debate over whether to extend lockdown powers. Pilar Velasco is a journalist at the radio network Cadena SER, and explains what's at stake.
Spanish journalist Pilar Velasco talks about journalism as a public service, how it informs citizens, exposes corruption and helps hold government accountable.