By Belén Sánchez When we think about the role of diaspora in their countries of origin, we normally refer to the impact of their economic remittances or their role of bringing attention to political issues in their home countries through lobbying efforts. However, the role of the diaspora contributions to economics and politics in their…Leer más Political Power of Diasporas in the Digital Era and their Role in the Arab Spring
By Belén Sánchez When I told my Uncle that I was going to Grad School and that I was going to take a class called “Running for Office”, he took a pause in order to first translate those three words in Spanish in order to see if that could mean something at all. After some…Leer más Lessons from the US Digital Electoral Campaigns
By Belén Sánchez The digital era has brought innovation and is allowing collaboration without precedents in the media industry. For example, the publication of the Panama Papers, the biggest financial information leak we have witnessed in decades, was feasible because digital technologies allowed collaboration of approximately 400 journalists around the world. Inevitably, innovation is also…Leer más Four Things News Organizations Can Do To Survive the Digital Era.