History of Alternative Media in the XXIst Century : America, 2006

Mexico

  1. December: Indymedia Mexico receives a journalistic price from the Club de Periodistas de Mexico and the Fundación Antonio Sáenz de Miera
  2. October 27th: a journalist from Indymedia New York, William Bradley Roland 1) is shot in the city of Oaxaca, during the popular uprising, while investigating on the paramilitary group repressing the revolt 2)
  3. August 22nd: paramilitary groups start shooting the radios occupied by activists from the APPO 3) in the city of Oaxaca
  4. August 21st: paramilitary groups, sent by the PRI 4) expluse activists from the APPO while occupying the official televison channel in the city of Oaxaca. A few hours later, members of the APPO occupy 12 commercial radios
  5. August the content published in Indymedia Mexico is now dedicated to the public domain5)
  6. March 18th : meeting “Voces Periféricas. Maratón de lectura y tiánguis de publicaciones independientes” in Mexico city, organized at the Centro Cultural La Pirámide
  7. February 18-19 : independant media meeting, in Tlaxcala (Zacatelco),, called « Otra comunicacion, otra informacion, otro arte, otra cultura », during the “Other Campain” organized by the Zapatist Movement. Different mexican alternative media collectives are present at that occasion (among others): Indymedia Chiapas (San Cristóbal de las Casas), Indymedia Yucatan (Cancún), El Espejo Humeante de Tezcatlipoca, La Tortillería Editorial, LaNeta Amorfa (San Luis Potosí), Rompiendo la Noche (Monterrey), el colectivo Comunicación Alternativa (Jalapa), Radio Teocelo (Veracruz), La Voladora Radio (Amecameca), Radio Plantón (Oaxaca), Radio Sabotaje (Mexico City), Radio KeHuelga (Mexico city), Radio Pirata (Mexico city), Radio Pacheco (Mexico city), Radio Zapote (Mexico City), Radio Libertad, the organization political-cultural CLETA, which edits Machetearte, Machete, la Agencia Periodística de Informació Alternativa - APIA, Cleta-Hertz (Mexico City), Espiral 7 (Puebla), el Centro Cultural La Piramide (Mexico City), Multiforo Alicia, Zapata da Lata (Celaya, Guanajuato), La Piragua (Jalapa), Posible Worlds, La Trinchera, Puma Con Sombrero, Catapulta, Stackha, Ce Acatl, El Ecologista, Radio Ajen Kaj 6).
  8. February 4th: letter by the EZLN proposing a meeting to alternative media in Tlaxcala 7)-

1) known as Brad Will
2) ANARCHOPEDIA, « Commune libre de Oaxaca », consulté le 28/05/2009. URL : http://fra.anarchopedia.org/Commune_libre_de_Oaxaca
3) Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca, founded on June the 18th, 2006, one month after the beginning of the strike of the teachers from the SNTE-CNTE
4) Partido Revolucionario Institucional
6) BELLINGHAUSEN, Hermann, “Deviene antro de Tlaxcala en punto de encuentro de medios alternativos”, La Jornada, Lunes 20 de febrero de 2006
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