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Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979–1998

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Description for Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979–1998 Paperback. A behind-the-scenes look at "Barricada", the official daily newspaper of the Sandinista Front in the 1980s. Even during the period of the Nicaraguan Revolution, a more professional agenda also motivated the journalists and editors of this party-run paper. Series: Ohio RIS Latin America Series. Num Pages: 338 pages, Illustrations, 1 port. BIC Classification: 1KLCN; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; HBTV; JPWQ; KNTJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 585. Weight in Grams: 404.

Throughout the 1980s, Barricada, the official daily newspaper of the ruling Sandinista Front, played the standard role of a party organ, seeking the mobilize the Nicaraguan public to support the revolutionary agenda. Beyond the Barricades, however, reveals a story that is both more intriguing and much more complex. Even during this period of sweeping transformation and outside military siege, another, more professional agenda also motivated Barricada’s journalists and editors.
When the Sandinistas unexpectedly fell from power in the 1990 elections, Barricada gained a substantial degree of autonomy that allowed it to explore a more balanced and nuanced journalism “in ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Ohio University Press United States
Number of pages
338
Condition
New
Series
Ohio RIS Latin America Series
Number of Pages
338
Place of Publication
Athens, United States
ISBN
9780896802230
SKU
V9780896802230
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About Adam Jones
Adam Jones is a professor of international studies at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics in Mexico City. He is the author of The Press in Transition: A Comparative Study of Nicaraqua, South Africa, Jordan, and Russia.

Reviews for Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979–1998
“A groundbreaking work… original and probing. Jones has done an excellent job of chronicling and analyzing the fascinating series of events that took place at Barricada.”
author of Nicaragua: A Country Guide

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