This booklet compares insurgent media use in 3 Mesoamerican rebellions: the Nicaraguan Revolution, the Salvadoran civil struggle and the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas, Mexico. without delay evaluating media use in all 3 rebellions presents a richer knowing of the function of media in social swap, really violent swap.
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