Leslie Dodson:
Don't misrepresent Africa

TEDxBoulder 2011 · 11:26 · Filmed Sep 2011

Real narratives are complicated: Africa isn’t a country, and it's not a disaster zone, says reporter and researcher Leslie Dodson. She calls for journalists, researchers and NGOs to stop representing entire continents as one big tragedy.

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