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Journalism in Colonial Settings: The case of Puerto Rico

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  • UserDr Federico Subervi-Vélez, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sandra Rodríguez Cotto, Journalist, Puerto Rico; Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Northwestern University
  • ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 18:00-19:30
  • HouseZoom.

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The News Media in Puerto Rico: Journalism in Colonial Settings and in Times of Crises is the most contemporary and critical book on that subject. The authors of the book build on historical research, interviews with journalists, and colonial theoretical frameworks to explain the challenges facing the media and the Puerto Rican public in these times of crises. The talk will address the genesis of the book, key findings and its value for future studies of media in colonial and neocolonial settings.

About the authors: Federico Subervi-Vélez, PhD, Honorary Associate/Fellow of the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Sandra Rodríguez Cotto, MA, Journalist, blogger, and Public Relations Professional, Puerto Rico Jairo Lugo-Ocando, PhD, Professor in Residence, Northwestern University in Qatar

This talk is part of the Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events series.

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