Populism and the dangers of anti-liberal communication

Published: February 08, 2017

Silvio Waisbord, Guest Professor at Stockholm University’s Department of Media Studies, gave a Public Lecture on February 1, 2017.

Silvio Waisbord addresses the audience at the Department of Media. Image: Team Medieproduktion.

The event was organized and sponsored by the Leading Research Environment “Global Media Studies and the Politics of Mediated Communication” (Director: Miyase Christensen) in collaboration with Stockholm University’s Latin American Institute. In the well-attended lecture, Silvio Waisbord analyzed the problems that populist political communication poses for a democracy grounded in reason, tolerance, and solidarity. You can watch the full session here.

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