Crowdfunded Journalism
David Placer
I have spent most of my career in Barcelona, uncovering political corruption and organized crime networks - I am also the author of a critical biography of Hugo Chavez, in Spanish.
I am David Placer, a Venezuelan journalist based in Spain. I cover economic news for Economía Digital, scrutinizing Spanish companies and banks and their executives while also investigating the powerful Venezuelan businessmen and politicians of ‘Chavismo’ as Madrid correspondent for Previously, I reported for El Periódico de Catalunya, the main newspaper of Barcelona, disclosing social problems in poverty-stricken areas, and covering immigration and gangs. I love to investigate difficult and important issues. That's what journalism is supposed to be.
Bolivia, Che Guevara, South America, poverty, immigration, investigative journalism