What image of poverty do modern media communicate? What characterizes media in Latin America in this context? Are social media like Twitter any different from traditional newspapers? These are among the topics that will be discussed by linguists and social scientists at the PoLAMe Conference.
The POLAME-Project brings together an international and multidisciplinary team of researchers to study the language used by the most important newspapers in Argentina Brazil, Colombia and Mexico when constructing and conveying the notions of poverty.