Jorge Ramos, a veteran of Spanish-language television news, spoke at Harvard in early March at the invitation of the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at an event co-sponsored by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Instituto Cervantes, and the Harvard Latino/a Student Alliance. He argues that Twitter is drastically changing how foreign news is gathered and consumed. He pointed to student-protesters in Venezuela who are using Twitter to circumvent censorship and connect with each other, and said that Twitter will also allow those students to be aware that students at Harvard are talking about them.

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