Television, Politics, and the Transition to Democracy in Latin America

Television, Politics, and the Transition to Democracy in Latin America

by Thomas E. Skidmore (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780801868535
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press
Publication date: 06/12/2001
Series: Woodrow Wilson Center Press Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Figure and Tablesix
Prefacexi
1Politics and the Media in a Democratizing Latin America1
2Television: A New Role around the World?23
3Broadcast Media and Latin American Politics: The Historical Context38
4The Argentine Case: Television in the 1989 Presidential Election55
5The Chilean Case: Television in the 1988 Plebiscite82
6Brazilian Television in the 1989 Presidential Campaign: Constructing a President97
7The Brazilian Case: Influencing the Voter118
8The Brazilian Case: Manipulation by the Media?137
9The Mexican Case: The Media in the 1988 Presidential Election145
Contributors175
Index179

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