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Call For Nominations Lasa Media Award

New Deadline: September 21, 2017

The Latin American Studies Association is pleased to announce its competition for the year 2018 LASA Media Awards for outstanding media coverage of Latin America. These awards are made at every LASA Congress to recognize long-term journalistic contributions to analysis and public debate about Latin America in the United States and in Latin America, as well as breakthrough journalism. Nominations are invited from LASA members and from journalists. Journalists from both print and electronic media are eligible. The committee will carefully review each nominee’s work and select an award recipient. The award will be announced at the LASA2018 Awards Ceremony, and the awardee will be publicly honored. LASA may invite the awardee to submit materials for possible publication in the LASA Forum.

To make a nomination, please send one copy of the journalist’s electronic portfolio, complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address to LASA’s the LASA’s Secretariat at: by September 21, 2017.

Members of the Media Award committee 2018 are: Claudia Ferman (Chair), University of Richmond; June Erlick, Harvard University; Raul Peñaranda, National Endowment for Democracy; Ted Henken, Baruch College y Héctor Leyva, Universidad Autónoma de Honduras.

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