At the meeting, Abel Prieto Jiménez, advisor to the President of the Councils of State and Ministers stressed the need to confront big media, recreating their products in a banal world.
“It is important that this network in defense of humanity transform existing cultural hierarchy. We must empower our content through the true cultural and political leaders of every nation, “he said.
Meanwhile, Ghassan Ben Jeddou, president of the pan-Arab channel “Al Majadeen” said the International Media Network in Defense of Humanity is a mechanism to exchange experiences, content and journalistic materials, where reality is revealed or silenced minimized by the media monopolies.
“Our countries need contact points, creating bridges that unite and respect the culture and traditions of the peoples. In a diverse and conflict-ridden world, now more than ever, this network makes it necessary, “he added.
Also during the meeting, Emilio Garcia, vice president of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT), read the statement of the International Network, signed in Beirut by that entity, Ghassan Ben Jeddou and Gustavo Portocarrero, director of Bolivia TV.
The Cuban official recalled that collaboration mechanism between the media rejects the current global order of communication, in the prevailing hegemonic and exclusive blocks.
“The International Media Network in Defense of Humanity, aspires to become an international news organization in favor of peace, the common good and respect for cultural diversity”, said Garcia.
Similarly, Tristán Bauer, Director of the Radio and Television in Argentina, described how the Internet has revolutionized the mass media and the audiovisual language.
“The digitization of image and sound, deploying satellites and fiber optics, and nanotechnology, form a unique device communication for our generation. These instruments should be utilized in the International Network to recreate our own images and promote the culture of life. “
Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernández