This just popped up on Google: Bill Hinchberger, an American journalist living in France, is looking for people like us.
You can view the details in his post on LinkedIn, even if you don’t have an account there. Update: as pointed out below by swisspinoy, the question seems to have disappeared from LinkedIn. Instead if you want further details, please refer to this post on the American Citizens Abroad Facebook page. Update 2: Now his LinkedIn post is back again.
Mr. Hinchberger’s website hasn’t been updated in a while, so I’m not sure if the email listed there is still valid, but you can contact him through his LinkedIn page, Twitter (@hinchberger), or Facebook.
Mr. Hinchberger himself has extensive international experience:
Bill Hinchberger is a freelance writer and the principal of Hinchberger Consulting, with offices in France and Brazil. He is also the founding editor of BrazilMax.com, a travel portal about South America’s largest country, and the host of BrazilMax Radio, an online radio program. Previously he worked as a foreign correspondent for The Financial Times and Business Week, as a contributing editor for Institutional Investor, and as director of communications and external relations for the World Water Council.
He served four years as president of the São Paulo Foreign Correspondents Association and has contributed to a broad range of publications, including ARTnews, Metropolis, National Wildlife, Science, The Lancet and The Nation. Hinchberger Consulting offers services to meet the communications and editorial needs of international organizations, NGOs and companies. These include conference reporting, production of case studies of success, media strategy development and training. In 2009 assignments took Hinchberger beyond Brazil and France to Argentina, Belgium, India, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.
He holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Latin American Studies, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a participant in National Geographic’s Destination Stewardship Survey and a member of the editorial board of Mercado Ético (Ethical Markets), a multimedia project about sustainable development in Brazil.
Hopefully his piece will bring some balance and a fresh perspective to a debate which is presently dominated by Homelanders who refuse to listen to ordinary emigrants and automatically ascribe nefarious motives to all renunciants.
And seriously, what’s with the disappearing, reappearing question? Did some overzealous Homeland moderator find the question offensive and have to be convinced to let it through?