Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Editorial policy

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Reproduction policy

  • ALAI is a non-profit agency and its publications are edited under the “copyleft” principle. That is to say that the ALAI’s own materials, exclusive content or that sent specially to the agency and edited or translated by ALAI can be freely reproduced, provided that the following norms are followed:

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Code of Ethics


  • Offer an orderly and systematized information coverage of the socio-political processes of Latin America and the Caribbean, situating them in their context.
  • Provide relevant information for decision-making processes and the participation of social and citizen collectives.
  • Contribute to the development of an integrated approach to human rights, gender equality and interculturality.
  • Promote the articulation of a broad movement in favor of the democratization of communication.
  • Promote the interlinking of alternative and people’s media.
  • Raise awareness and train social organizations for the formulation of their own communication policies and the development of their capacity for expression in the public arena.
  • Promote access to new communication technologies, with a view to narrowing the technological gap and contributing to development.