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Lecture: "The News Media in Puerto Rico: Journalism in Colonial Settings and Times of Crisis"

Presented by Dr. Federico Subervi-Vélez, Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Communication, and Honorary Fellow

Event Details

Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:30 p.m.
The presentation will address the current state of the mass media and journalism in Puerto Rico in the midst of the Island’s ongoing economic and political crises; it will bring together three areas of inquiry: political-economic factors that condition the operations of the Island’s mass media; opinions from sixty Puerto Rican journalists; and theoretical and methodological frameworks for future research related to media in colonial/post-colonial settings.