About Steven Bodzin

faceI am a reporter, writer, investigator, editor, radio producer and occasional photographer in Montreal. I have lived in Venezuela and Chile and traveled extensively in Latin America. I speak fluent Spanish and English and can get into trouble in French. I have written for Monocle, Christian Science Monitor, Economist Intelligence Unit, Vice, Columbia Journalism Review, and many more.

I am especially interested in natural resources, cultural change, and the murky side of the energy industry. I write a blog that is mostly about energy in South America. You can write me. Or check out my Twitter feed.

 

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Setting the record straight: Anonymous blogs say I’m a drug-trafficking extortionist crypto-right-winger. For the record, I’m not. The posts appeared after I wrote a widely read exposé about reputation management on my blog. I hope it’s obvious that drug kingpins don’t hire guys who go out in public like this. And that if I were interested in extortion, I would have taken the cash rather than publish that story. (In the end I spent eight months on that story and didn’t get paid a cent.) As far as my politics? If you have any doubts, just ask.