Crooked Power

Hosted ByCésar Pérez & Maya Fawaz

Crooked Power outlines a tale of an Ecuadorian newspaper that has been the focus of a national controversy since 2011. Hosted by Cesar Perez, whose family has owned the newspaper for generations, and Maya Fawaz, this podcast aims to portray the importance of press freedom not only in Latin America, but all over the world.
Presentado por César Pérez, cuya familia ha sido propietaria del periódico durante generaciones, y Maya Fawaz, este podcast tiene como objetivo retratar la importancia de la libertad de prensa no solo en América Latina, sino en todo el mundo.

‘Crooked Power’ hosts share their international script writing tips

Crafting a podcast with a whole other person is hard enough; creating a podcast remotely is even harder. When Cesar Perez booked his flight home to Ecuador last summer,...

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Meara Isenberg joins the ‘Crooked Power’ team

Meara Isenberg, a senior journalism major at the University of Texas, will be helping out with The Drag’s podcast, “Crooked Power,” this semester. She was instantly gripped by the...

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Former intern Maya Fawaz joins ‘Crooked Power’

Maya Fawaz couldn’t stay away from The Drag for long. Just weeks after completing her summer internship, she rejoined the team on Sept. 8  to help produce our upcoming...

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Crooked Power team decides to co-host podcast together at first sight

Cesar Perez, junior journalism major, and Anysa Hernandez, junior communication studies major and journalism minor, never expected to find themselves in the audio world as sophomores, let alone together....

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Introducing the directors of the Crooked Power podcast

Crooked Power’s co-director and co-host Cesar Perez is a 2nd year journalism major from Guayaquil, Ecuador. He is also the son of the owner of El Universo newspaper, and...

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