DAVID TERESHCHUK is a print, broadcasting and internet journalist, originally from Britain and now based in New York. He has written widely for international publications, from The New York Times to The Guardian, The Observer and the New Statesman in London. He began his weekly column THE MEDIA BEAT in the Tribune Newspaper Group's "AM New York" in 2004, before going entirely online in 2006, at www.TheMediaBeat.US On television Tereshchuk has been a correspondent and anchor, making American and British network documentaries shot in many countries around the world. Currently he is a Contributing Correspondent for PBS's "Religion and Ethics Newsweekly". He has also been a multimedia adviser to international aid agencies and the United Nations.