John Dinges

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John Dinges was special correspondent for Time, Washington Post and ABC Radio in Chile. With a group of Chilean journalists, he cofounded the Chilean magazine APSI.[1] Since 1996 he has been associate professor and director of radio at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Dinges’s latest book is The Condor Years: How Pinochet and his Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents, The New Press 2003, about Operation Condor, his other books include: Assassination on Embassy Row (Pantheon 1980), with Saul Landau, on Orlando Letelier's murder; Our Man in Panama (Random House 1990); Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Radio Reporting and Production (editor), and Independence and Integrity (editor).

Dinges's Assassination on Embassy Row (Pantheon 1980, with Saul Landau) was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award 1981 for "Best Fact Crime".[2]


  1. ^ "Creation of CIPER and CIINFO: Investigative Journalism Center". John Dinges. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. ^, Edgars database

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