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  1. Diego Petersen, “Mexican Media in the 21st Century: Democratization or Monopolization?”

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    November 2, 2015 by cfmsc

    You can now watch online Diego Petersen’s lecture as part of our Mexican Monday cycle. Diego Petersen (Guadalajara, 1964) studied Communication …
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  2. “Murders of Nota Roja: Truth and Justice in Mexican Crime News” by Pablo Piccato

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    April 29, 2014 by cfmsc

    In this issue of Past & Present, Pablo Piccato, Professor of History at Columbia University, offers a fascinating journey into the nota roja of mid-twentieth century Mexico, examining the genre in the context of the cleavage between truth and justice in the Mexican public sphere. This articles challenges prevailing understandings crime news as a minor and vulgar journalistic genre, arguing that a close reading of nota roja can shed light on how “the right to truth became separated from the right to justice” in Mexico.

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