IJNet, Julio 2020
“Creo que las redacciones todavía no terminan de entender que requieren un periodista especializado, alguien que realmente entienda sobre ciencia para hacer las preguntas correctas. Que se entienda que la ciencia le sirve a las personas para tomar decisiones en su día a día”, Myriam Vidal Valero
FundaMedios, Julio 2020
When journalists covers mental health issues, they must respect and take care of their sources, and establish a bond of trust to understand what happens emotionally to the interviewer. This was one of the lessons given by Myriam Vidal and Rodrigo Pérez, both winners of the 2019 Rosalynn Carter fellowship from the Carter Center, for an investigation on the mental health of migrants on the border between Mexico and the United States.
Criterio Noticias, Octubre 2020
Myriam Vidal Valero and Rodrigo Pérez Ortega worked on an investigation on the initiatives of volunteers who contribute to the educational process of girls and boys who are stranded on the northern border of Mexico, waiting to cross into the United States. Their story was published in The New York Times.
Criterio Noticias, Mayo 2020
We spoke with Myriam Vidal Valero, freelance science journalist and member of the Mexican Network of Science Journalists (Red MPC), who developed the series entitled "Covering trauma in times of COVID-19" in which she highlights the journalistic and psychological challenge to better inform about mental health as well as the importance of resuming mental health on the media agenda.
Red MPC, Fundación GABO & Carter Center, Mayo 2020
Myriam Vidal Valero and Rodrigo Pérez Ortega talk about the importance of reporting on mental health and advise the Latin American community of journalists on how to do it responsibly.