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DAILY NEWS JOURNALISTS INITIATE 'THE MANUEL DE DIOS PROJECT'

 DAILY NEWS JOURNALISTS INITIATE 'THE MANUEL DE DIOS PROJECT'
 NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily News staff writers Albert Davila, Juan Gonzalez, John Marzulli, special correspondent Richard T. Pienciak and editors Hap Hairston and Charles Sennott have initiated and are leading a task force to investigate the slaying of Manuel de Dios Unanue, an aggressive reporter who was assassinated in a Queens, N.Y. restaurant. Calling it "The Manuel de Dios Project," journalists from El Diario/La Prensa, WCBS-TV Channel 2, and WXTV Channel 41 have joined the News' team to investigate all leads and share information daily.
 In a joint statement all reporters agreed "to break down the walls of competition to form a more united pressure to make sure his (Manuel de Dios Unanue's) killers are brought to justice." According to the team, the killing of Manuel de Dios Unanue has sent a "shockwave through the world of journalism and a chill over all citizen's First Amendment right to freedom of speech."
 The Daily News currently reported that city and federal law enforcement officials have linked forces in an international manhunt in two continents and the Caribbean to try and unravel the mysterious assassination of Manuel de Dios Unanue.
 Meanwhile, in a related story, reward money for the arrest and capture of those responsible for Unanue's assassination has reached $62,000. The Daily News, Newsday, the New York Post, El Diario/La Prensa, the City, and the New York Chiropractic Council have each contributed $10,000. The New York Press Club is contributing $2,000.
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