Youths from the Americas Debate in Cuba on Communication

Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Intellectuals from several countries debated today in Cuba on communication control by the large media monopolies and possible alternatives, during the 4th Meeting on Youths” Thinking and Creation in the Americas.

One of the panels in the Occupied House day looked in depth into the challenges to the communication mainstream in the Americas, analyzed contents, construction of meanings and symbols, which sometimes are distant from reality, the tendency to homogenize and alternatives to challenge these experiences.

At Casa de las Americas, the main venue to the event, the participating youths defend enthusiastically a more inclusive communication in the continent.

One of the examples mentioned was that of the magazine La Garganta Poderosa (The Powerful Throat), the staff of which are trying to show the particular real situations in the villages, towns and provinces in Uruguay, Argentina, mexico, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile and other countries. They deal with the events ignored by the corporate media.

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