Carlos Alfonso, representative to the Non Commercial Users Stakeholders Group at ICANN
has posted this notice:
Note: given the recent transition in the Brazilian federal government
This Congress is the eleventh meeting of Latin American community media researchers. Many of the papers are on line at the congress site. The following report is from Bitácora memoriosa the exquisite blog which is posted by community media pioneer, Alfonso Gumucio Dagron:
At the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers meeting in Istanbul this week, Joao Luis de Araujo Maia presented a report on a favela enterprise. Araujo Maia has worked in the favela of Santa Marta for ten years. Santa Marta decided to appropriate the tourist tradition.
by Luiz Fernando Santoro
The goal of my presentation is to share with you some of my reflections on the issue of Public Media. They were based on my experience as a journalism professor, video and TV producer and member of organizations dedicated to bringing communication closer to public groups. The new forms of journalism that have appeared in the Internet and in Cable TV have renewed my interest on the study of communication. But they have also increased my doubts and established new challenges.