May 27, 2:30pm (registration, etc. 2:00pm). SOAS (Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG), Room to be announced.
Dr Lee Salter – The Journalism Policy and Practice Research Group (University of the West of England)
Iain Bruce – Former BBC Caracas correspondent and adviser to Telesur, the Latin American news channel
Dr Francisco Dominguez – Centre for Brazilian and Latin American Studies (Middlesex University)
Plus other speakers
Topics covered will include:
* How do the media manufacture opinion?
* Ten years of BBC bias on Venezuela
* The Washington Post & The Economist : Pro Uribe and anti-Chávez bias in the media
* The Guardian: Negative reporting on Venezuela
* Telesur – an alternative way of informing
There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. The aim of the seminar is to present the results of a substantial body of academic research on the patterns of (mis)representation of Venezuela.
Registration is free but places must be reserved in advance – email
[email protected] to reserve a place.
Jointly organised by The Journalism Policy and Practice Research Group (University of the West of England) and the Centre for Brazilian and Latin American Studies (Middlesex University).
Please note this is not a VSC event – please contact the organisers directly for registration and further information.