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More than half of Bolivian journalists have suffered censorship and self-censorship


More than half of journalists in Bolivia said they have suffered censorship and/or self-censorship during their professional lives, according to a presentation by researcher Virginie Poyetton on April 16 on her new book “Journalistic censorship and self-censorship in Bolivia. A perspective from within the profession itself,” reported newspaper Opinión. Read more »


TIME's portrayal of Mexican president sparks controversy and Internet firestorm


Two months ago, the Mexican government purchased a 14-page advertorial that ran in TIME magazine. Now, President Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of TIME’s international edition released today, posing above the headline “Saving Mexico”— an editorial choice that has sparked controversy and accusations that TIME has essentially sold good publicity to the Mexican government.  Read more »


ISOJ: Responsive web design promises better user experience but challenges for advertisers

Click here to see a Storify with some of the tweets during this panel.

Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »


Daily Digest: Mexican state blocks access to police, court information

The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content

BuzzFeed screenshotBuzzFeed identifies paid content from "featured partners" with a slightly darker background. Source: BuzzFeed.com

Uproar in Argentina over possible media advertising ban

News of a possible government-led advertising "boycott" against the media caused uproar in Argentina, reported the news agency EFE.  Read more »


Recent paid content strategies threaten to blur the line between news and advertising, analysts say

Screen shot 2013-01-15 at 4.17Screen shot from The Atlantic's offending Scientology paid content advertisement

FNPI moderates Twitter debate over the relationship between advertising and journalism

The dismissal of Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo from the online magazine Kien&Ke for publishing an opinion piece about the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales' influence on the country's media has generated controversy since it was first announced in October. Read more »



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