December 7, 2021

Who speaks for public media in Latin America?

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By Silvio Waisbord For World Bank Latin America has a long, fractured, and ultimately failed history of public media. So-called “public media” typically functioned as government-controlled institutions for spurious goals – propaganda and clientelism – rather than quality content in the service of multiple public interests. Without exceptions, every country has had state-owned broadcasting stations […]