Presentation of the book La prensa norteamericana ante el Holocausto: ¿Testigo o cómplice?
Monday, March 4th 7pm
Centro Sefarad-Israel. (Calle Mayor, 69)
This book analyzes the role of the most relevant American press, during the period of the Genocide committed by the Nazis against the Jewish people in Europe. In the book, the author states that the press, and by association the most influential American media during the period from 1933 to 1945, did not do enough to inform, reveal and report the tragedy experienced by the Jews in Europe at the hands of Nazis, also known as the Holocaust. This attitude made some media sources impassive witnesses of the horror; an attitude that must never repeat itself in the presence of reportable events.
It will be presented by Luisa Juárez, professor of Modern Philology at the Universidad de Alcalá and researcher of the Instituto Franklin-UAH.
Alicia Ors Ausín has a PhD in American Studies from Instituto Franklin-UAH, a Master’s degree in Movie and TV Scripts from the UIMP, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera. She has worked in Radio Televisión Española, Radio Televisión Valenciana (both in radio and television, in different program formats), EFE agency, as well as in the Communication Office of the President of the Generalitat Valenciana. In addition, she has worked as an adviser for different projects regarding political communication and startups. Presenter and trainer, she specializes in online communication strategies and new Internet formats. Currently, she teaches Theory of Communication in the School of Communication at Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera.