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Topic “Argentina”

Daily News Digest: Latin American Investigative Journalism prize for corruption reporting announced

  • Journalists working for a Latin American or Caribbean media company have until June 14 to submit investigative projects to the Latin American Investigative Journalism Prize awarded by Transparency International, the Press and Society Institute, and the Open Societies Foundation. Click here for details.

Argentine journalists shot with rubber bullets while covering protest

At least seven journalists belonging to different outlets were wounded by rubber bullets fired by the Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires at a protest on April 26, said the Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA). Some of the wounded, which included photographers and cameramen, were detained by the police and prevented from receiving medical attention. Read more »


Argentine journalist receives threats during radio interview


An Argentine journalist has denounced threats and censorship while presenting his book “The Business of Human Rights” in the northeastern province of Chaco, which is covered in three chapters of the book. Read more »


FOPEA warns against retaliatory firings of Argentine journalists

The firings of three journalists in Argentina under different circumstances are a demonstration of the “lack of labor guarantees" that prevent reporters from exercising their profession in “liberty and without suffering reprisals,” said the Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA), in a press release on Monday, March 25. Read more »


Arsonists burn journalists’ car, presumably in retaliation for drug reporting

The remains of the journalists’ car in Tartagal. Source: Diario El Tribuno.

Attacks against the press in Argentina up 250 percent in 2012

Attacks against the press in Argentina rose 250 percent in 2012 over the previous year, according a report by Fundación LED, the Freedom of Expression + Democracy Foundation, reported the newspaper Clarín. According to the study, there were 371 cases restricting free expression in the country, added the newspaper.   Read more »


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