Media and Governance in Latin America

media-governance-latin-americaA new site was launched to promote the third Media and Governance in Latin America conference in the School of Media and Communication. The convenors of the conference are Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Associate Professor of the School of Media and Communication, and PhD candidates Ximena Orchard (Sheffield University), Sara Garcia Santamaria (Sheffield University) and Antonio Brambila (University of Leeds).

This will be a pre-conference of IAMCR 2016 (in coordination with the International Association for Media and Communications Research), which takes place in Leicester between the 27th and 31st July. The conference will be held in the School of Media and Communication on the 25th and 26th July.

The conference will explore the connections between the media and models of governance in the region, from both a comparative and an interdisciplinary perspective, paying particular attention to changes in the communication patterns of governments, interest groups, journalists and news organizations, NGOs and civil society.

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