April 2017 symposium

This event has taken place. 


9:30                                Registration and Coffee

10:00:10:15                 Opening: Chris Paterson and Jairo Lugo-Ocando


10:15-11:00                   Roundtable:  Reflections from Latin America and Africa

María Soledad Segura UNC-CONICET Argentina, Cosette Castro Catholic University of Brasilia , Audrey Gadzekpo University of Ghana, Herman Wasserman University of Capetown


11:00-12:30                 Panel One: AFRICA

Chair: Herman Wasserman

Suzanne Temwa Harris, Hong Kong Baptist University

 An Analytical Shift: The Inclusion of Foreign Aid in Media Research

Michael Serwornoo, Ruhr-University Bochum

 The ideological footprint of Western journalism education and media assistance in Ghana: The case of foreign news selection in the print media

Mary Myers, Media Development Consultant

 Nigerian newspapers: the attraction and drawbacks of donor funding

Yu Xiang, University of Westminster

 Germinating ‘Constructive Journalism’ of CCTV in Africa: Charm Offensive or Structural Coercion?


12:30-1:15                   Lunch


1:15-2:45                      Panel Two: LATIN AMERICA

Chair: Jairo Lugo-Ocando

Catalina Montoya Londoño, Liverpool Hope University

 Media and civil society organizations journalism projects on democracy and human rights in Colombia and Latin America: The impact of foreign aid 

María Soledad Segura, UNC-CONICET Argentina

 A research proposal about International Assistance and the Communication Field in Latin America

María Loreto Urbina Montaña, University of Wolverhampton-UK and Fernando Rivas Inostroza- Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso –Chile

 International assistance and Chilean journalism: Between social responsibility and extreme liberalism

Jose Luis Requejo-Alemán, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

 The social media performance of six most famous stories of Latin American non-profit investigative journalism organizations

José Antonio Brambila, The University of Leeds

 The role of international news safety organizations in Mexico


2:45-3:00                      Coffee/Tea Break


3:00-4:30                      Panel Three: PERSPECTIVES ON MEDIA ASSISTANCE

Chair: Chris Paterson

Ines Drefs, Hamburg University and Barbara Thomass, Ruhr-University Bochum

 Contemporary media assistance: Findings from an interview study

Silvia Olmedo Salar, University of Málaga

 New tools for new media scenarios: Indicators with a focus on social profitability. Is it possible an alternative away from the economic view?

Dolors Palau Sampio, Universitat de València

 Media and philanthropy: Latin America as a field of interest

Sara Garcia Santamaria, University of Sheffield

 Foreign Aid and Democracy Promotion in Cuba: The Case of USAID and Radio Netherland


4:30-5:15 Discussion:  All delegates

5:15:5:30 Conclusions