NACLA is Reviewing Audio Submissions!
In our continued work to bring Naclistas more multimedia content, we are reviewing more audio submissions than ever before.
If you have soundclips, interviews, or scripts, please send a description of your work, a small bio or resume, and a soundclip if appropriate, to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject heading "Audio Query." We are seeking high quality sound only.
Media Activism: A NACLA Webinar with Keane Bhatt
Sunday November 17th, 2013, 3pm EST
Mainstream coverage of Latin America plays an outsize role in shaping public perceptions, discourse, and policies toward the region. Join Keane Bhatt, author of Manufacturing Contempt, a NACLA blog affiliated with the Media Accuracy on Latin America (MALA) project, for this special webinar, which will highlight role that media activism can play in promoting a more honest and open press and teach you the skills you need to regularly scrutinize prominent news and opinion, to advocate for fair and accurate reporting.
There is a $20 fee to participate in the webinar. Proceeds support NACLA's work to report on the stories that are overlooked, under-reported, and covered up by mainstream media outlets. Register here.
Keane Bhatt is an activist in Washington, D.C. He has worked in the United States and Latin America on a variety of campaigns related to community development and social justice. His analyses and opinions have appeared in a range of outlets, including NPR.org, The Nation, The St. Petersburg Times, Al Jazeera English, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting, and CNN En Español. He is the author of the NACLA blog “Manufacturing Contempt,” which critically analyzes the U.S. press and its portrayal of the hemisphere. Connect with his blog on Twitter: @KeaneBhatt