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Mexico Still Needs Carmen Aristegui

By Carlos Diaz Barriga Mexican radio host Ciro Gomez Leyva’s announced in his El Universal column on Sept. 3 that journalist Carmen Aristegui is coming back to radio this month. Good. Six months was a long time for Mexico to … Continue reading

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Media Danger Zone: Honduras on the Edge

by Rick Rockwell If a building is on fire and the blaze is too high up for the fire department to reach it, what happens?  Certainly, fire fighters gallantly try to save anyone they can and they will inevitably figure … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Indigenous Radio Bill: Trojan Horse or Public Service?

by Rick Rockwell Earlier this month, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies passed new legislation, which will open up more of the country’s radio spectrum to indigenous voices.  But like many pieces of legislation in many countries, the main purpose behind the … Continue reading

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Chavez & the Media: A History of Conflict

by Allison Dickinson Special to Sutradhar’s Market Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frías is a polarizing figure, seemingly either adored or despised, depending upon the commenting public figure or media outlet. Venezuela’s media have had a tumultuous relationship with the leader, … Continue reading

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Africa: Mobile Innovation and Participatory Development

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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