Pulso Latino/Latin Pulse
As the Latino population in the U.S. continues to grow, there is increasing demand for in-depth analysis of current events in Latin America. Partnering with the media non-profit, Link TV, CLALS and the AU School of Communication have re-launched Latin Pulse, a 30-minute podcast, broadcast every Friday, that analyzes news and public affairs in Latin America and hosts regional experts to offer critical commentary. School of Communication staff and students participate in program production, and CLALS staff and faculty contribute to program content. Current and recent programs may be downloaded from this page. For a complete archive of Latin Pulse episodes, please visit Link TV and the Aladin Research Commons.
Current Episode - November 21
Mexican cinema takes a well deserved bow on Latin Pulse this week. The program gives a full review of the history of Mexico's contributions to theatrical film-making and the influence of key Mexican film-makers now on global cinema. This special program includes segments of a one-on-one interview with Arturo Ripstein, an award-winning Mexican director. Ripstein discusses his influences and the program shows his impact on the current Mexican cinema scene. The news segment of the program covers the presidential debate in Costa Rica in preparation for elections in 2014.
This program includes in depth interviews with:
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Rae Daniel & Megan Ekhaml
Reporter: Zach Cohen.