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Implementation of controversial articles in Argentina's new media law postponed

Updated 06/12/12, 6:41 p.m.: The Federal Chamber on Civil and Commercial Matters of Argentina extended the cautionary measure on grounds of unconstitutionality requested by the media titan Grupo Clarín on two articles of the country's new media law, which was set to go into effect Read more »


Reporters Without Borders signals uptick in violence against journalists in Argentina

 

Reporters Without Borders (RSF in Spanish) reported with "concern and regret" an uptick in attacks on journalists in Argentina and the challenges facing freedom of expression, especially in the provinces, according to a report the group published on Nov. 30.  Read more »


Argentine journalist closes his radio station after threats allegedly made by city councilman

After receiving dozens of threatening messages for over a month, an Argentine journalist decided to close the radio station he owned for six years, reported the newspaper La Nación. Daniel Polaczinski's FM station Radio U broadcasted from the city of Aristóbulo del Valle, in the northeastern province of Misiones, added the newspaper. Read more »


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 »


Outcry in Argentina over statements suggesting government editorial control

Controversy erupted when a member of the Federal Authority for Audiovisual Communication Services (AFSCA in Spanish), the organization responsible for implementing the Media Law, mentioned a possible attempt to control the editorial stances of media outlets in Argentina, reported the newspaper La Razón. Read more »



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