Charlie Clements, Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Stefanie Friedhoff, Special Projects Manager, Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.   SESSION I: Freedom of Expression in Latin America: Advances and Setbacks

General Assessment: Ricardo Trotti, Press Freedom Coordinator, Inter American Press Association

Round Table:
Mónica Almeida, Editor, El Universo, Ecuador, 2009 Nieman Fellow
Fernando Berguido, Editor, La Prensa, Panama, 2012 Nieman Fellow
Boris Muñoz, Venezuelan Journalist, Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, 2010 Nieman Fellow
Moderator: June Erlick, Editor-in-Chief, ReVista, Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard
12:15 - 1 p.m.   LUNCH
1 - 2:30 p.m.  SESSION II: Journalism and the Media in Latin America: The Good, the Bad and the Powerful

General Assesment: Pablo Corral Vega, Constitutional Lawyer/Photojournalist, Ecuador, 2011 Nieman Fellow

Round Table:
Claudia Méndez Arriaza, Editor/Staff Writer, El Periódico, and TV co-host “A las 8:45,” Guatemala, 2012 Nieman Fellow
Carlos Eduardo Huertas, Investigations Editor, Revista Semana, Colombia, 2012 Nieman Fellow
Moderator: Jeffrey Seglin, Lecturer in Public Policy and Director, Communications Program, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. BREAK
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.   SESSION III: The Future of Information in Latin America: Power Struggles in a New Media Environment

General Assessment: Rosental Alves, Professor at the School of Journalism, the University of Texas at Austin & Director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, 1988 Nieman Fellow

Round Table:           
Graciela Mochkofsky, Co-Founder and Editor, el Puercoespín, Argentina, 2009 Nieman Fellow
Marcela Turati, Journalist and Author of “Fuego Cruzado” (Crossfire), Mexico
Juanita León, Founder and Editor, La Silla Vacia, Colombia, 2007 Nieman Fellow (via teleconference)

Moderator: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.  CLOSING REMARKS:
Leonardo Vivas, Coordinator, LATAM Initiative, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  RECEPTION