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Supreme Court declares Argentina’s controversial media law constitutional

The Argentine Supreme Court declared today the country’s controversial media law constitutional, dealing the final blow to media conglomerate Clarín’s attempts to resist complying with the legislation, newspaper La Nación reported. Read more »


Coverage of young girl's killing in Argentina unleashes discussion about journalistic ethics

The killing of a 16 year old girl on June 10 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has captivated national attention for the last three weeks, as well as unfurling a media storm that has now turned into a topic of discussion. Critiques on the media immediately began following coverage of the case and reached their highest level with the publication in an Argentinean daily of several photos of the victim. Read more »


Seven tips in science journalism for finding good story ideas

Creating narratives in science journalism can be difficult, demanding and time consuming. In many cases the topics are dry, scientific publications are complicated to understand and the research is not always easily accessible. To facilitate the entry of their findings into the media, many universities and scientific magazines periodically pitch story ideas to reporters. Read more »


Posters condemning radio journalist found in several Argentine cities

height="240"Posters with the face of journalist Jorge Lanata found in cities across Argentina. Source: @juanpmansilla

Grupo Clarín denies lawsuit against journalists for "inciting violence" in Argentina


After being criticized for naming journalists in a lawsuit over inciting violence, the Argentine media giant Clarín clarified in a statement that the reporters were mentioned only as possible witnesses, according to the newspaper Clarín on Monday, Nov. 26. Read more »


UN, IAPA at loggerheads over Argentina's new media law

The Argentine Audiovisual Communication Services Law, also known as the Media Law, set to take effect Dec. 7, has caught the attention of press freedom organizations across the world. Read more »


Global Editors Network calls for heightened scrutiny of Argentina's attacks on independent media

The Global Editors Network (GEN) released a statement on its website calling attention to the Argentine government's attacks against the press in what it described as a "press freedom crisis." GEN warned that the government's intentions to break up Grupo Clarín and seize its assets on Dec. 7 is a threat to press freedom in Latin America. Read more »


Argentinian government gives media group deadline to break up under antitrust law


By Gabriella Guajardo*

Argentina’s government said it would strip most of Grupo Clarín’s television licenses, a fact that citizens discovered through advertisements broadcasted during soccer games on Sept. 22, Bloomberg reported. Read more »


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