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New Paper in ICA Comm Theory

The ICA journal Communication Theory recently published a new paper of mine – “The Mediatization of Human Rights Memory in Chile.” This is an article-length summary/update of the theoretical framework I started to develop in my 2018 book, plus some previously unpublished quantitative data about the 1988 Franjas. ¡Chekalo! Abstract – The current pandemic-imposed reliance …

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I Am Teaching EDS 118 for Spring 2019

I am teaching EDS 118: Adolescent Development and Education for the Spring Quarter 2019 at UCSD. Sign up! This is the description from my syllabus: “This course introduces prospective secondary teachers to the cognitive, social, and emotional development of adolescents, including developmental learning theory, the teaching/learning process, effective learning environments, and cross-cultural variations in development. …

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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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