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TEDxBoulder 2011

Leslie Dodson: Don't misrepresent Africa

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Real narratives are complicated: Africa isn’t a country, and it's not a disaster zone, says reporter and researcher Leslie Dodson. In her talk, she calls for journalists, researchers and NGOs to stop representing entire continents as one big tragedy. (Filmed at TEDxBoulder.)

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Leslie Dodson’s work has taken her from Latin America to Indonesia covering international finance, economics, and politics. Full bio


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About the Speaker:

Leslie Dodson - Reporter
Leslie Dodson’s work has taken her from Latin America to Indonesia covering international finance, economics, and politics.

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Leslie Dodson has reported throughout the world for Reuters, NBC and CNN, among others. She has worked extensively in South America covering politics, economics, and international finance organizations. She has also covered Asian finance and politics for NHK Japan, and the Sandinista and Contra conflicts.

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Leslie Dodson | Speaker | TED.com