Mediatization

72nd International Communication Association (ICA) Conference #ICA22

I’m in Paris for the 72nd International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. Scholars from around the world meet every year to share our ideas about media and society. 3000 academics are in Paris for the ICA, and another 1000 are participating online. This is the first time we’ve gathered in person since COVID, so it was …

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ICA 2022: Transnational Misinformation & COVID-19

Pandemic-Related Media Practices in U.S.-Mexico Border Communities References: CDC FastStats (2022). Homepage. Retrieved January 29, 2022, from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/default.htm Cobas, J., Urciuoli, B., Feagin, J., & Delgado, D. (2022). The Spanish Language in the United States (New Critical Viewpoints on Society) (1st ed.). Routledge. Cybenko, G., Giani, A., & Thompson, P. (2002). Cognitive hacking: a battle for the …

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article-length summary/update of the theoretical framework I started to develop in my 2018 book, plus some previously unpublished quantitative data about the 1988 Franjas.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