Tag Archives: Televisa

A Final Reflection on the Latino Vote

By Curt Devine The Mexico-based international media outlet Televisa carries great influence over much of Latin America. In terms of mass communication, Televisa has one of the loudest voices in the Spanish-speaking world. Therefore, its coverage of presidential elections not … Continue reading

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Who Creates the Drug Stigma in Central America?

by Curt Devine Drug trafficking in Central America has always attracted high media attention. From the popular news coverage of Pablo Escobar’s cocaine trade in 1980’s and early 1990’s to the recent murders committed by the Zetas Killers in Veracruz, … Continue reading

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Letter from Mexico: Carlos Marín & the Elections

by Rick Rockwell Carlos Marín has become both a symbol and a propaganda tool during Mexico’s elections.  As this is being written, millions of Mexicans are at the polls, voting for a new president.  Although he’s not on the ballot, … 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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Mexico’s Violent Cycle

by Rick Rockwell How long does Mexico have to suffer before its violent cycle ends?  This question comes to mind because Mexico City’s Human Rights Commission announced last week that March of 2012 was the most violent month on its … Continue reading

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