On June 22nd, the first roundtable meeting between the representatives of the movement Juntos Nos Movemos and the representatives of the local media took place in one of the central urban centers of Barcelona (Spain). The topic of the meeting was “The media: a mechanism for social change.” The discussion was broadcast in the interactive mode on the website of the movement Juntos Nos Movemos. (There were 217 connections around the country.)
Participants in the roundtable discussion included: Robin Greer (Irish journalist, Belfast newspaper the Ulster News Letter, Barcelona), Enrique Ordeisch (academic director of Global Strategic Communication School of Journalism and Communications, private University, Barcelona), Elena Garcia (teacher in a Spanish school, Madrid), Enrique Ordeisch (academic director of Global Strategic Communication School of Journalism and Communications, Barcelona), Edna Panting Crespo (Honduran national, writer, living in Barcelona, a writer), Rosa Bales (representative of the movement JNM, Barcelona), Carlos Pourrat (moderator Roundtable, a representative of the movement JNM, Huesca).
The parties spoke about the role and influence of the media on changing social values of the population and the urgent need for open, close collaboration between the media and society. The discussion took place in a suddenly warm and sincere atmosphere with plenty of interesting ideas. It should be noted that there was a constructive and hearty conversation without political declarations and mutual claims of the representatives of different countries, working and living in Spain now, who are really concerned about the future of the country.