Media, politics and democracy
June 10th, 2010
The conference "Media, politics and democracy" took place at the Auditorium of Universidad de Bologna in Buenos Aires, with a debate on the book "Political power and media. From political representation to reality show". The speakers were Bernardo Sorj, Hernán Galperín, Fernando Ruiz and Martín Becerra with José María Ghío moderating the debate. The activity was co-organized by Plataforma Democrática, CADAL, Universidad de Bologna and Universidad de San Andrés.
The opening was in charge of Bernardo Sorj, Director of Centro Edelstein and Plataforma Democrática (Brazil) and editor of the book. (Watch the video in Spanish).
The first intervention was by Hernán Galperín, Professor and Researcher at Universidad de San Andrés. (Watch the video in Spanish).
Following was one of the authors of the book, Fernando J. Ruiz, Professor of Journalism and Democracy at Universidad Austral. (Watch the video in Spanish).
The closure was in charge of Martín Becerra, Director of the Department of Social Science at Universidad Nacional de Quilmes. (Watch the video in Spanish).
At the end the event offered an honorary toast. In the picture: Louise Corbin, from the Embassy of Canada; Bernardo Sorj, Hernán Galperín and Martín Becerra.
Gabriel Salvia, Chairman at CADAL; Bernardo Sorj; Hernán Galperín; José María Ghío; Gabriela Ippólito-O’Donnell, from Centro de Estudios de la Sociedad Civil y la vida pública de la Universidad de San Martín; Mónica Baumgratz, Coordinator of the program of free speech at FOPEA; and Fernando Ruiz.