Knight Center research director publishes new book on environmental journalism in Latin America

Dr. Manuel Chavez and Dr. Bruno Takahashi

Knight Center research director Bruno Takahashi has co-edited a volume titled  News Media Coverage of Environmental Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The edited collection provides an overview of the ways in which news media organizations across Latin America and the Caribbean cover global, regional and local environmental issues. Each chapter covers news coverage and journalistic practices in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

Book jacket

The chapters highlight the political, economic and social pressures that journalists face, which include the tensions between economic development and environmental conservation, as well as social inequalities that affect these countries.

Takahashi’s co-editors are center affiliate Manuel Chavez, Juliet Pinto of Pennsylvania State University and Mercedes Vigon of Florida International University.

 

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