Inside the offices of Granma, Cuba’s government newspaper

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The BBC’s Will Grant goes to Cuba and takes a tour through Granma’s newspaper offices. See the video report in the link provided below. The report speculates on whether the traditional paper will survive in a 21st century media world. So far, it has been surviving and actually thriving, but will it survive the pressure from all the good intentioned ideas flooding into the island in the midst of new developments?

There are big changes afoot in Cuba. The US embassy has reopened in Havana and decades of hostility with Washington are gradually being consigned to the past.

But one thing that hasn’t changed in all that time is Granma, the Cuban government’s state-run newspaper. The paper hasn’t altered its style or message since it was first set up by Fidel Castro’s revolutionary government at the height of the Cold War.

But how will the paper survive in a 21st century media world? In Havana, Will Grant gained rare access to the newspaper’s offices.

For original article and video reportage, see http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33604915

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