Leopoldo Galtieri, photograph courtesy of the Office of the President of Argentina. Cropped. Licence CC BY-SA 2.0

ARTICLE: The changing representations of a dictator

Leopoldo Galtieri (1926 – 2003) was one of Argentina’s last dictators. He ruled from December 1981 to June 1982, soon after which the country underwent elections and transitioned to democracy. Muireann Prendergast, of University of Limerick, has analysed the coverage of three events in Argentina’s leading newspapers in order to find out how Galtieri’s public … Continued