Panel: "Journalism and Democracy in Latin America"
Thu, September 10, 2009 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM • CMA 5.160
Juanita Leon, La Silla Vacia (Colombia)
Gabriel Michi, Foro de Periodismo Argentino (Argentina)
Gustavo Gorriti, Instituto de Defensa Legal (Peru)
Felipe Heusser, Votainteligente.cl (Chile)
Despite unprecendented democratization of the region in the last decades, Latin American journalists still face many problems, from violence to lack of access to information. Panelists will analyze the situation in four countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru.
Moderated by Dr. Henry Dietz, UT Department of Government.
For more information, contact the Knight Center at 512.417.1391.