Mediated Neo-extractivism and National Development

  • Juliet Pinto
  • Paola Prado
  • J. Alejandro Tirado-Alcaraz
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Media and Environmental Communication book series (PSMEC)


By examining three case studies of environmental contestation in Latin America, we bring new understanding to how local politics are channeled and defined through mediated mechanisms into national and international arenas. The analysis of mediated content regarding political battles over the control and management of natural resources allows a glimpse into the media’s role in the social construction of environmental news in Latin America, a region that is underexplored in terms of environmental communication


Extractive Activity News Coverage Economic Elite Corruption Scandal Climate Change Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juliet Pinto
    • 1
  • Paola Prado
    • 2
  • J. Alejandro Tirado-Alcaraz
    • 3
  1. 1.Journalism and Mass CommunicationFlorida International UniversityNorth MiamiUSA
  2. 2.Communication DeptRoger Williams UniversityBristolUSA
  3. 3.Dept. Politics & International RelationsRoger Williams UniversityBristolUSA

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