Tim Johnson is the Mexico City bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers.
He was the Beijing bureau chief for Knight Ridder and McClatchy from 2003 to 2009, with responsibility for China and Taiwan.
He previously worked for 14 years for the Miami Herald, covering U.S. policy toward Latin America. He served as a foreign correspondent for The Herald through most of the 1990s in Central America and the Andean region.
Johnson won the 1996 Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia University for "courageous and valiant reporting" from Latin America, and was a 2000-2001 Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
Read Tim's blog: Mexico Unmasked
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Barely a quarter-century ago, Mexico’s all-powerful presidents could run any of the nation’s 31 governors out of office at will. Then the pendulum began to swing. In the last decade, the power of governors grew to such levels that they became known by the moniker “little viceroys.” » read more
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"Tragedy in Crimson" is award-winning journalist Tim Johnsonís account of the cat-and-mouse game embroiling China and the Tibetan exile community over Tibet.