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Latin American Politics and Society, 46(1), 135–157. Chapter 2 Democracy, Media, and Their Democratization in Latin America This chapter aims to outline the larger problem discussed over the following chapters. The central goal is to understand what is at stake when we talk about the “democratization of communication” in the context of Latin American mass media. 1 starts by laying out a normative theoretical foundation for the role of mass media in democratic society, based on Habermas’s concept of the public sphere.
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