COMMUNITY VS. CORPORATE MEDIA: LESSONS FROM VENEZUELA AND BEYOND
Documentary Screening: The April Coup (El Golpe de Abril)
and with presentations from:
- Carlos Hurtado – representative of the National Association of Community Media, Free and Alternative (ANMCLA) in Venezuela and President of LARA TV
- Luis Britto Garcia – Award-winning Venezuelan narrator, essayist, cartoonist, underwater explorer and author
Afternoon panel to feature Community and Altnerative Media panel (to be announced) speaking about context in Canada.
April 14th, 2012
10am – 4pm
– admission is free — food and simultaneous translation provided –
April 13th marks the people’s victory over the US-backed coup d’état against President Hugo Chavez that took place in 2002. Venezuelan corporate media played a significant role in organizing and supporting this coup.
This is a forum on the role of media in democracy and politics, learning from the community and alternative media experiences in Venezuela to build People’s Power and challenging the corrupt
Organized by the AVANZADA BOLIVARIANA Venezuela solidarity campaign and the Consul General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Organized by: www.venezuelasolidarity.ca
Endorsed by the Latin American Solidarity Network