Julio E. Muñoz
Julio E. Muñoz (14 December 1947, Coelemu, Chile - ) is (since 1994) the Executive Director of the Inter American Press Association. He is a journalism graduate of the University of Concepcion (1972), and has a phd in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota (1983).
Munoz was a correspondent for the Chilean El Mercurio from 1972 to 1975; During this period El Mercurio is said to have received funds from the CIA to undermine the Socialist government of Salvador Allende through continuous anti-Allende propaganda and for "setting the stage for the military coup of 11 September 1973", a fact the newspaper has always denied in spite of declassified documents which detail US interventions.
- IAPA Board of Directors 2009/10 http://virtual2.stivesonline.com/publication/index.php?i=24043&m=&l=&p=163
- Peter Kornbluh (Sep/Oct 2003). The El Mercurio file. Columbia Journalism Review.
- Covert Action in Chile 1963-1973., released by the U.S. Department of State; printed version: United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, Staff Report, Covert Action in Chile (1963-1973) (Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975).
- US State Dept, Julio E. Munoz