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Latin America, Media, and Revolution : Communication in Modern Mesoamerica - J. Darling

Latin America, Media, and Revolution

Communication in Modern Mesoamerica

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This project compares rebel media use in three Mesoamerican rebellions: the Nicaraguan Revolution, the Salvadoran civil war and the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico. The three conflicts were waged under similar conditions over a twenty-year period, but with notably different types of media from which the rebels could choose as the primary focus of their communication strategy. In the three cases, the insurgents utilized a variety of media, but one of those became the official or dominant medium. The project explains how each rebel group used its respective primary communication medium and the possibilities and limitations that the choice offered as well as the demands it made. Directly comparing media use in all three rebellions provides a richer understanding of the role of media in social change, particularly violent change.

"Darling s book is a valuable addition to the literature of both Latin America and its history. Her book immerses the reader into the unique field of comparative studies of revolutions - something, she claims correctly, not usually the providence of journalism studies - by considering not just the communication medium chosen by the revolutionaries but the content of the media message. The book serves as an important addition to the dearth of Latin American media studies and should be a catalyst for discussion across the interdisciplinary spectrum." - American Journalism

Media and Revolution
A Mesoamerica Media Backgrounder
Newspapers and Citizenship in Revolutionary Nicaragua
The Antenna in the Arsenal
Zapatismo in Mexico and Cyberspace
Refuting the Revolution
Why Media Matter in Revolution
Media and Revolution
A Mesoamerica Media Backgrounder
Newspapers and Citizenship in Revolutionary Nicaragua
The Antenna in the Arsenal
Zapatismo in Mexico and Cyberspace
Refuting the Revolution
Why Media Matter in Revolution
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ISBN: 9780230604438
ISBN-10: 0230604439
Series: Palgrave Macmillan Series in Internatioal Political Communication
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 1st May 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1