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Topic “Argentina”

Argentine government announces it will withdraw shares in state-owned Telesur that broadcasts from Venezuela

Telesur – the cable news channel that is backed by several Latin American countries and has broadcasted from the Venezuelan capital since 2005 – will stop public and free transmission in Argentina after that country’s government starts the process to give up its share of the media company.

The announcement was made by Argentina’s Minister of Media and Public Content, Hernán Lombardi, and the Secretary of Public Communication, Jorge Grecco. Read more »


Journalists and media workers in Argentina protest against massive layoffs across the country

Hundreds of Argentinian press and media workers gathered in the streets of Buenos Aires on March 3 to protest mass layoffs affecting their industry, according to news portal La Izquierda Diario. Read more »


Argentinian Graciela Mochkofsky named director of CUNY's new Spanish-language Master's in Journalism

It’s Graciela Mochkofsky’s first week on the job and she already has a full to-do list.

The Argentinian journalist has been named director of the new Spanish-language journalism initiative at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York (CUNY). Read more »


Journalist claims political motives led to his dismissal from radio station and accuses Argentine President Macri

Minutes before the start of his program ‘La Mañana’ on station Radio Continental in Argentina this past Jan. 11, journalist Víctor Hugo Morales was informed that his contract had been terminated, newspaper La Nación reported. Read more »


Latin American journalism and advocacy groups recognized by Index on Censorship's Freedom of Expression Awards

Journalists, media organizations and freedom of expression advocates from El Salvador, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico and Ecuador were included on the long list of candidates for the Index on Censorship’s 2016 Freedom of Expression Awards announced on Dec. 16. Read more »


Journalists from Chile, Argentina and Mexico given category prizes from García Márquez festival

Motorcycle enthusiasts, cowboys, luxurious houses and the words of politicians and other public figures. These were the focus of journalistic projects recognized on Sept. 30 at the Festival Gabriel García Márquez in Medellín, Colombia. Read more »


Argentine publishers call for press freedom protection ahead of elections

In the run up to Argentine general elections this October, the Association of Argentine Journalistic Entities (ADEPA for its acronym in Spanish) called on political candidates to protect press freedom and pointed to attacks from organized crime as increasing threats to journalists. Read more »


Former Argentine police officer accused of killing journalist in Buenos Aires 38 years ago finally captured in Brazil

The Brazilian Federal Police and Interpol captured one of the people accused of the murder of journalist and writer Rodolfo Walsh, who was killed in March 1977 during the last dictatorship in Argentina, according to newspaper Zero Hora. Read more »


Authorities raid Argentine news office and confiscate material


By Lucia Benavides

Argentine police have raided radio station and news website La Brújula 24 and confiscated journalistic materials. According to reports from the city of Bahía Blanca, in the Buenos Aires province, local police arrived at the news office with a court order signed by Federal Judge Santiago Ulipano Martinez. Read more »



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