Project Code: STATE-USA-223
|Project Title||Media Monitoring: Update USG Colleagues on the Merida Initiative and Related News Stories|
|Project Summary||Monitor Mexican, US and other media for news on the Merida Initiative, security, justice and related topics and compile daily news summaries. News clips come from a variety of international and domestic media sources.|
|Agency||Department of State|
|Number of Interns||1|
The Intern will compile news summaries of articles and reporting on the Merida Initiative, a US$2.6bn bilateral security agreement between the US and Mexico. The summaries should also include news relevant to the Merida Initiative and its programs, which span the spectrum of the law enforcement and justice sectors in Mexico. The intern should use multiple information sources including Spanish and English-language publicly-available content, such as newspapers, op-eds and blogs; television/radio programs; social media, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Periscope; and public statements by Mexican officials. The Interns will deliver a daily summary to their INL mentor.
|Editing and proofreading|
|Social media management|