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Mexican Mondays w/ Diego Petersen

October 26, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Diego Petersen, Mexican Media in the 21st Century: Democratization or Monopolization?

Diego Petersen Farah was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1964. He studied Communication Sciences at ITESO, the Jesuit University of Guadalajara, where he began his career as an information analyst, and lecturer on Political Communication and the Reality of the Nation.

Currently Diego is chief editor and daily correspondent of El Informador in Guadalajara. He started working in journalism in 1987 in various outlets and in various capacities. His column, En tres patadas is published in El Informador from Monday to Thursday every week, and on Fridays in over 10 newspapers in the country, such as El Economista, the web page Sinembargo.com and El Siglo de Torreón. He is a frequent contributor to radio and television programs and has published articles in newspapers and magazines such as El Universal, Nexos, and Gatopardo, and in sections of the Spanish paper El País. In 2014 his first novel, Los que habitan el abismo, was published by Editorial Planeta.


Mexican Mondays is a lecture series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies at Columbia University that brings leading scholars, journalists, artists, and public figures to Columbia for seminar-style discussion from which “Greater Mexico” can be studied, thought, imagined, and projected into the world.

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October 26, 2015
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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