The White Paper on Educational and Cultural Television in Ibero America

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The White Paper on Educational and Cultural Television , edited by Gedisa, is the first publication of this kind that brings together a group of television stations that operate in Latin America.

The book presents a provisional and partial path in recent decades by television stations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Peru, Portugal, Uruguay, Venezuela. The book describes the origin, context and the current state of educational and cultural television-TEC-in those countries.

The focus of the book is comprehensive and shows the present state of a television with a vocation to compete on quality and excellence to reach the maximum possible audience in the middle of technological change. The study for each country presents initially a general description of the audiovisual system realizing your organization, key players and their impact on public hearings and an overview of trends in production and programming.

The book is an indispensable reference for audiovisual operators in the education and cultural as well as for students, teachers and recipients of these stations in those Latin American countries, Spain and Portugar. The coordinators of this White Paper are long-standing faculty research, teaching and professional in the field of television and international communication. Both are coordinators of the Latin American Observatory of educational and cultural television within the ATEI.

José Manuel Pérez Tornero teaches at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and is the director of the Office of Communication and Education. Lorenzo Vilches  teaches at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Director of the Master of Writing for Film and TV at the UAB.