ABC News: Argentina Uses New Legal Regulation for Media Law

December 20, 2012 3:14 pm0 comments
ABC News: Argentina Uses New Legal Regulation for Media Law

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 […]

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Financial Times: Clarín wins reprieve in monopoly case

December 19, 2012 1:42 pm0 comments
Financial Times: Clarín wins reprieve in monopoly case

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 […]

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Financial Times: Argentina starts break up of Clarín

December 18, 2012 11:55 am0 comments
Financial Times: Argentina starts break up of Clarín

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 […]

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CSM: Showdown looms between Argentina’s Kirchner and her biggest media critic

December 5, 2012 3:59 pm0 comments
CSM: Showdown looms between Argentina’s Kirchner and her biggest media critic

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 […]

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Denuncian presión de Gobierno Ecuador en EEUU contra documental sobre Correa

November 27, 2012 3:26 pm1 comment
Denuncian presión de Gobierno Ecuador en EEUU contra documental sobre Correa

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 […]

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Gobierno del Ecuador logra censurar dentro de Estados Unidos un documental sobre Rafael Correa

November 24, 2012 2:28 pm32 comments
Gobierno del Ecuador logra censurar dentro de Estados Unidos un documental sobre Rafael Correa

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 […]

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