Articles by: Paul Alonso

Journalism can help Guatemala’s citizens fight fascism (video column by José Zamora)

In this video column, José Zamora, a Guatemalan journalist, chief communications and impact officer at Exile Content Studios, highlights how the government of President Giammattei  exploited the COVID-19 crisis to establish and promote an authoritarian political system that suppresses critical voices. Zamora further emphasizes the role of journalism in empowering […]

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Interview with Venezuelan-American Comedian Joanna Hausmann

Born in the UK from Jewish descent, Venezuelan-American comedian Joanna Hausmann talks with Polivision’s Paul Alonso about her evolution as a comedian, the role of “discomfort” as a central component for satire, intersectional identities and the implications of criticizing the left and right in today’s polarized environment. Hausmann became initially […]

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Argentinian content creators also need an income (video column by Ivana Szerman)

From denialism during the pandemic to the emerging content creator economy, Argentinian journalist and Youtuber Ivana Szerman describes the social and digital landscape Argentina is experiencing after the pandemic. This video column is part of our series on Reimagining Latin America After the Pandemic: Media, Culture and Democracy  Ivana Szerman […]

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