Science journalism in Latin America: historical record of the First Interamerican Seminar held in the region in 1962

Luisa Massarani About the author

Abstract

In this article, we have the objective of retrieving the memory of the First Interamerican Seminar on Science Journalism held in Latin America, in Chile, in 1962. The seminar was the starting point for other events on the field in other Latin American countries, in a movement that culminated in the creation of the Ibero-American Association of Science Journalism and of national associations in the region. We will analyse in particular the characters and main discussions present at the event in this article target to the section Arena, which includes reflection texts with more formal freedom.

Keywords
Science journalism; science communication; science popularisation; history; José Reis; Latin America

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