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Argentine journalists map aggressions committed by advertisers and media owners


The Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA) has published on its website an interactive map that counts 147 cases of aggression against journalists and threats to freedom of expression in the country in 2009. Read more »


Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo to demonstrate against journalists who complied with dictatorship


The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, an association of women whose children disappeared during the dictatorship (1976-1983), have organized a demonstration April 29 to give an "ethical and political judgement of those journalists complicit" with the military regime. Read more »


Argentines march to apply stalled media law

Representatives of social movements and political and human rights organizations protested in Buenos Aires this week in defense of the broadcast reform law that was passed last October but suspended due to a court ruling in March, La Nación and EFE reported. Read more »


Argentine reporters publish multimedia report about overfishing

The third team of the Investigative Reporting Unit of the Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA) published the multimedia report “The route of hake: from overfishing to a luxury good.” The package includes infographics, a fishing dictionary, and video interviews. Read more »


Attack on Argentine journalist leads to two arrests but more questions


Two suspects, ages 19 and 20, were arrested in Caleta Olivia, in Santa Cruz province, accused of setting fire to journalist Adela Gómez's car last week, Clarín reports. Read more »


Argentine reporting team publishes multimedia report on abandoned mines

The day after the mines: danger without control is the second report by the Argentine Journalism Forum’s (FOPEA) new Investigative Reporting Unit. The multimedia project explores the consequences of mining that may linger even after mines are abandoned and emphasizes the lack of government regulation. Read more »


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