Dr. Andrés Cañizález, initially obtained a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and went on to complete two Master’s degrees: one in the history of Venezuela and another in political science. He has a Doctorate in political science. Dr. Cañizález is a political analyst and scholar of the media. He was a senior researcher at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela (2001-2020) and director of Comunicación magazine (2000-2008). His book, La Presidencia Mediática (2012), addresses the communications policy of the Hugo Chávez government. He has written many scholarly articles published by magazines in Venezuela, Spain, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, and Bolivia. He has combined academia with the defense and promotion of human rights in Venezuela. His analysis articles are published in five Venezuelan newspapers and a news website. He also conducts a national news radio show, “En Este País”, in Venezuela. Cañizález is the CEO of free speech and fact-checking NGO, Medianálisis.
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