2017

My New Book: Television, Democracy, and the Mediatization of Chilean Politics

Television, Democracy, and the Mediatization of Chilean Politics. Published with Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield. “Communication, Globalization, and Cultural Identity” series. “After seventeen years as dictator of Chile, in 1990 Augusto Pinochet ceremoniously handed the presidential sash to the leader of his legal opposition to formalize the peaceful transition to civilian rule in that country. Among the […]

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The 1988 Franja de Propaganda Electoral and the Mediatization of Chilean Politics

This text is partially drawn from a presentation given at UCSD on September 23, 2016. Coincidentally, the date of this presentation was also the 43rd anniversary of the death of Pablo Neruda.   The aerial bombing and violent seizure of the presidential palace of La Moneda on September 11, 1973, was the first demonstration of how far

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Video: Excerpts from the 1988 “Franja de Propaganda Electoral” – 07:47 min.

These are excerpts from both the NO and Sí campaigns. I am compelled to stream Sí content from the 1988 Franjas from my own server because when this material is uploaded to YoutTube or similar platforms, it is usually blocked by malicious copyright claims. The editing and translation of the material are mine. The complete set of Franja

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