2022 Recap: Media and Communication in Global Latinidades

Revisit the highlights of our fourth preconference.

Keynote Presentation

Latinidades as Productive Failure

Isabel Molina Guzmán
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA

Panels
Global Latinidades in Popular Communication

Moderator: Pablo Boczkowski – Northwestern University, USA

  • Pablo Sebastián Méndez Shiff (Tel Aviv University, Israel). An Israeli solution for an Argentine problem: The co-production of Rebelde Way and its impact across the ocean (2002-4)
  • Daniela Jaramillo-Dent (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands and University of Huelva, Spain), Julia Camargo (Federal University of Roraima, Brazil), Amanda Alencar (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands) & Payal Arora (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands). Digital Leisure and the Forcibly Displaced: Venezuelan Refugees’ Aspirational Media Uses
  • Phillip J Chidester (Illinois State University, USA), Henrique Villela (Illinois State University, USA), & John R. Baldwin (Illinois State University, USA). Insights and Blindness: Reframing Global Notions of Brazilian Masculinity and Femininity Through Netflix’s “Casamento as Cegas Brasil” (“Love is Blind Brazil”)
  • Litzy Galarza (University of Pittsburgh, USA). There is no one kind of woman: Exploring discourses of motherhood in the Mexican Netflix series Daughter From Another Mother
  • Alexandria Arrieta (University of Southern California, USA). Viral Latinidades: The Sonic Space-making and Identity Practices of #LatinoTikTok
Digital Identities & Representation

Moderator: Arthur Soto-Vásquez – Texas A&M International University, USA

  • Alexis-Carlota Cochrane (McMaster University, Canada). #LatinidadIsCancelled: Recreating Latinx Representation Through Digital Methods
  • Ariana Arely Cano (University of Illinois, USA). Creative & Pleasurable Resistance: Chicana, Latina, & Indigenous Women’s Digital Counterpublics
  • Fernanda Da Silva (University of Miami, USA). Digital Latinidad on Instagram: Exploring Encoded Messages of Latinx Cultural Identity by Social Media Influencers
  • Patria Roman-Velazquez (King’s College London, UK) & Jessica Retis (The University of Arizona, USA). British Latinidades: Social media activism in struggles against gentrification
  • Elaine Brittany-Simões Almeida (University of Wisconsin, USA) & Jessica Needle (University of Wisconsin, USA). Hybridity without Hierarchy?: Evolving Representations of Mujeres on Latina-run Instagram Accounts
Violencia y Libertad de Expresión en Periodismo

Moderator: Juan S. Larrosa-Fuentes – ITESO University, Mexico

  • Ayleen Andreyna Cabas-Mijares (Marquette University, USA). ‘Sin Mujeres No Hay Revolución:’ Transversal Feminist Politics in the Digital Mediated Activism of the Argentine Collective Ni Una Menos
  • Celecia Cosette (Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Mexico) & Gabriela Gomez Rodriguez (Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico). Alternative Journalism in Contexts of Violence: Characteristics and Challenges of Two Experiences Located in Mexico
  • Consuelo Albornoz-Tinajero (Independent Scholar). Autoritarismo Presidencial y Periodismo Tradicional y Digital: Caso Ecuatoriano
  • Lucia Mesquita (Dublin City University, Ireland) & Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos (Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil). Blurred Boundaries of Journalism to Guarantee Safety: Approaches of Resistance and Resilience for Investigative Journalism in Latin America
  • Luiz Peres-Neto (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain). Journalists and Freedom of Press in Brazil
  • Summer Harlow (University of Houston, USA), Vanessa Higgins Joyce (Texas State University, USA) & Amy Schmitz Weiss (San Diego State University, USA). Understanding Latin American Journalism in Times of Crisis: 2013, 2017, 2021
Global Journalism Audiences & Practices

Moderator: Claudia Bucciferro – Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

  • Constanza Gajardo (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands) & Irene Costera Meijer (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands). The Social and Democratic Importance of Relating to the News: Exploring the Quality Indicators of the Chilean Audience’s Relationship With Journalism in a Context of Social and Digital Disruption
  • Facundo Nazareno Suenzo (Northwestern University, USA), Eugenia Mitchelstein (Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina), Pablo Boczkowski (Northwestern University, USA) & María Celeste Wagner (University of Pennsylvania, USA). “Who Checks the Fact-Checkers?”: The Reception of Fact-Checking in Argentina
  • Lucia Mesquita (Dublin City University, Ireland) & Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos (Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil). Collaborative Journalism and Normative Journalism: Lessons from Latin American journalism
  • Lourdes M. Cueva Chacón (San Diego State University, USA), Magdalena Saldaña (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile) & Rosental Alves (The University of Texas at Austin, USA). Impacto de los Roles Institucionales en las Motivaciones para la Colaboración Periodística
  • Brenda Focas (Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina) & Gabriel Kessler (Universidad de San Martín, Argentina). The Primetime Newscast: a News Classifier in the Time of Incidental News Consumption
Pandemic (Mis)information Flows

Moderator: Mariana Sanchez-Santos – American University, USA

  • Ana Leticia Hernández Julián (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico). La incidencia del contexto pandémico en la precarización del periodismo digital en la CDMX
  • Juliana Maria Trammel (Savannah State University, USA). A Social Media “Infodemic”: Exploring the Information Flow of #Omicron on Social Media in Latin America
  • Kirstie Hettinga (California Lutheran University, USA), LaVerne Seales (California Lutheran University, USA) & Sheridan Wigginton (California Lutheran University, USA). College Newsrooms Step Up to Fill Void in Spanish-language Pandemic Coverage
  • Víctor Hugo Reyna (Universidad De La Salle Bajío, Mexico). Risk, Mobility and News Work: The New Normal of Mexican Award-Winning Journalists
  • Ivan Schuliaquer (Universidad de San Martín, Argentina). Politicians on social media during the Covid-19 pandemic in South America
Activism & Social Movements of Global Latinidades

Moderator: Ayleen Cabas-Mijares – Marquette University, USA

  • Dolors Palau-Sampio (Universitat de València, Spain). ‘Land of Resistants’: A Collaborative Latin American Project to Denounce Violence Against Environmental Activists
  • Reighan Gillam (University of Southern California, USA). Animating Racism: Irony in Afro-Brazilian Media
  • Ezequiel Korin (University of Nevada – Reno, USA) & Sonya Hernandez. Reversing the Flow of Migrant Information: Keeping Venezuelans Informed from Afar
  • Agustín Villena (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile). Metodologías para el análisis multimodal de los movimientos sociales: El caso la comunicación visual del movimiento estudiantil chileno y el cartel socio-cultural de los colectivos gráficos y sus estrategias híbridas de mediatización en 2011 y 2018
  • Suzana Oliveira Barbosa (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Alexandro Mota (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Carla Tonetto Beraldo (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Emanuelle Félix Carvalho, Lívia de Souza Vieira (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Mariana Menezes Alcântara (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Moisés Costa Pinto (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil), Raíza Tourinho Lima, (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil) & Washington José de Souza Filho. “Diáspora profissional” no jornalismo digital? Estudo sobre a autopercepção de jornalistas migrantes do Nordeste brasileiro acerca da profissionalização e da diversidade nas redações do eixo Rio-São Paulo-Brasília
Communicating during COVID-19

Moderator: Claudio Benzecry – Northwestern University, USA

  • Lucia Magis-Weinberg (University of Washington, USA), Victoria Guazzelli Williamson (University of Oregon, USA), Jennifer Pfeifer (University of Oregon, USA), Estelle Berger (University of Oregon, USA) & Ronald Dahl (UC Berkeley, USA). Adolescent Online Prosocial Behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic in Perú
  • Laura C. Robinson (Santa Clara University & Harvard Berkman Klein Center, USA). Institutional Trauma across the Americas: COVID-19 as Slow Crisis
  • Melissa DuPont-Reyes (Columbia University, USA), Alice P. Villatoro (Santa Clara University, USA), Giovanni Gama & Lu Tang (Texas A&M University, USA). Patterns in Media Use for Health among Diverse Latinxs in the United States: Results from a Cross-sectional Survey
  • Gabriel Sadi (University of Huddersfield, UK) & Alejandro Álvarez-Nobell (Universidad de Málaga, Spain). Impact and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on strategic communication in Latin America
  • Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez (Texas A&M International University, USA) & Mariana Sanchez Santos (American University, USA). El Cabal, Vacunas, y Donald Trump: An Analysis of Spanish-Language Disinformation Targeting U.S. Latina/o/x Voters
Politics, Technology & Regulation

Moderator: Mora Matassi – Northwestern University, USA

  • Hannah Artman (University of Miami, USA) & Sallie Hughes (University of Miami, USA). Cuban American Reception of the “Scary Socialist” Frame in US Political Ads: Inter-Generational Exile Families and the Third Person Effect in Cuban Miami
  • Edna Miola (Federal University of Technology, Brazil). Analyzing the Organizational Determinants of Social Media Use by Brazilian Local Governments
  • Eugenia Mitchelstein (Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina), Pablo Boczkowski (Northwestern University, USA), Camila Giuliano & Josefina Ferro. Haz lo que yo digo pero no lo que yo hago: 30 Años de Cobertura de Regulación Estatal de Medios en Argentina
  • Matías Dodel (Universidad Católica del Uruguay, Uruguay), Carlos Días (Department of Social Sciences, Universidad Católica del Uruguay, Uruguay) & Pablo Menese (Centro de Estudio de Políticas Educativas, Universidad de la República, Uruguay). Can One Laptop per Child Reduce Digital Inequalities? ICT Diffusion Patterns under Plan Ceibal
  • Diego García-Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia) & William Zambrano. El Sistema Mediático Colombiano en el Siglo XXI: Nuevos Medios, Viejos Problemas
Perspectivas de Género en Latinidades Globales

Moderator: Celeste Wagner – Northwestern University, USA

  • María Magdalena Walker (Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile). ¿Candidato o Candidata?: Personalización de Género en las Figuras Políticas de los Matinales Chilenos durante las Elecciones Presidenciales 2021
  • José M. Tomasena (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain) & Mar Guerrero-Pico (Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Barcelona). Análisis Multiplataforma del Maratón de Lectura Feminista #GuadalupeReinas2021
  • Karem Nerio Benavides (Hamburg University, Germany). Perceived Journalistic Roles of Gender Editors in Latin America: An exploratory study
  • Miriam Hernández (California State University – Dominguez Hills, USA). Nonprofits’ Communication Strategies in Addressing Violence against Women
  • Ayleen Cabas-Mijares (Marquette University, USA). Es Ley: Feminist News Coverage of Abortion Legalization in Argentina
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