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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 »


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 »


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