Source VIENNA, July 11, 2013 – Excessive state regulation established by Ecuador’s newly passed media law poses a serious and immediate threat to independent journalism, the International Press Institute (IPI) stated in a special report released today. The report, a comprehensive review of press freedom developments in Ecuador since IPI’s visit to the […]
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Dear OAS Ministers of Foreign Affairs: Ahead of the assembly of the Organization of American States on March 22, the...
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Argentina’s government is using a new legal regulation to get the Supreme Court to intervene in the case of a media law opposed by the country’s top media group. Justice Minister Julio Alak said Wednesday that the government has presented a “per saltum,” a mechanism that allows the highest court […]Read more ›
For the second time in two weeks, Argentina’s biggest media group, Clarín, has won a court reprieve, freezing application of a controversial anti-monopoly law that would strip it of scores of licences. Judge Horacio Alfonso accepted an appeal lodged by the London-listed holding to his ruling, issued on December 14, in which […]Read more ›
Argentina’s government took the first step towards forcibly breaking up London-listed media group, Clarín, under an anti-monopoly law, but the newspaper-to-internet group slammed the step as “totally inadmissible and illegal”. Martín Sabbatella, head of the Federal Audiovisual Communications Services Authority (AFSCA), the government agency charged with applying the law, went to […]Read more ›
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s battle with the press is set to intensify this week asArgentina implements a polemic media law that her administration says encourages a plurality of voices and that opponents call an assault on free speech and democracy. The country’s biggest media conglomerate, Grupo Clarín, has until Friday to […]Read more ›
Miami (EE.UU.), 27 nov (EFE).- Un grupo de ecuatorianos residentes en EE.UU. emprendió una campaña para denunciar la “presión” que supuestamente ejerció el Gobierno del presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, para lograr que no se emitiera íntegro un documental sobre el mandatario en una televisión local de Miami. En declaraciones […]Read more ›
A continuación reproducimos un comunicado enviado por Santiago Villa, director del documental “Rafael Correa: Retrato de un padre de la patria”. Dicho documental había sido anunciado por el canal de televisión America TeVe en Miami días atrás, y debió haber sido trasmitido en el día de ayer (viernes 23 de […]Read more ›