Daniel Matamala is a Chilean journalist. He works for CNN Chile where he hosts Primera Edición, CNN Prime y Ciudadanos. He also has a career as an investigative journalist and is the author of five nonfiction books. In 2018, he participated in the Stigler Center's Journalists in Residence Program.
The signals of unrest in Chile mounted for years amid corruption scandals, rising inequality, and new monopolies. The fare increase on public transport that sparked the protests was only the final straw.