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COM 381: Special Topics – Latin American Media

COM 381: Special Topics – Latin American Media will focus on contemporary Latin American media and popular forms of political communication. We will concentrate on the history and cultural ascendancy of Latin American television. Throughout the course, we will study the media’s instrumental role during moments of political transition and crisis in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, …

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Communication Revolutions in Latin America, London School of Economics

This summer I was invited to participate in a podcast titled Communication Revolutions in Latin America: Revolutions in Electronic Communication, produced by Dr. Anna Cant from the Department of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science. The episode was published in October.  Communication Revolutions Podcast · Revolutions in Electronic Communication “In this podcast, historian Dr Anna Cant (LSE) …

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Pinochet’s Residual Legal Claim Over Chilean Collective Memory

A Brief History of the 1988 Franja de Propaganda Electoral Harry L. Simón Salazar, Ph.D. La colección completa de las franjas de 1988 se encuentran aquí. // The complete set of Franja material is available here. One of the most consequential and unique examples of Latin American political communication is a month-long series of political advertising that was televised nationally in Chile …

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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article-length summary/update of the theoretical framework I started to develop in my 2018 book, plus some previously unpublished quantitative data about the 1988 Franjas.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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