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Topic “Argentina”

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 »


Falkland Islands newspaper publishes fake interview with Argentine foreign minister

Screenshot of the Penguin News satirical interview. Source: Infobae

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 »


Authorities investigate suspicious death of sports journalist at Argentine soccer club


Argentine police are investigating the death of a sports reporter whose body was found in the Racing Club soccer team's swimming pool, a place where a fan club called the Imperial Guard is known to meet, reported the newspaper La Nación. Read more »


Posters condemning radio journalist found in several Argentine cities

height="240"Posters with the face of journalist Jorge Lanata found in cities across Argentina. Source: @juanpmansilla

Agrarian organization tosses reporter out of meeting in Argentina

The Rosario Press Union (SPR in Spanish) condemned an attack on a photojournalist in the city of Rosario, Argentina on Wednesday, Jan. 9, according to a statement published by its Freedom of Expression and Professional Development Commission. Read more »


Protesters throw rocks, injure reporter in Argentina

Protesters outside the city hall of the Argentine city of Córdoba threw rocks at a cameraman and freelance photographer on Wednesday, Jan. 9, reported the website Sin Mordaza. José Escuerdo, cameraman for Canal Doce, and Paul Amiune, freelance photographer were covering the demonstrations over a fare increase for urban passengers, added the website.  Read more »


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