One of the most traditional newspapers of Argentina, La Nueva, reduces print circulation to three days a week
La Nueva Provincia, one of the oldest and most traditional newspapers of Argentina that was recently renamed La Nueva, announced it will limit the circulation of its print edition to three days per week.
In a statement released on June 23, the newspaper of Bahía Blanca, Province of Buenos Aires, explained that starting on July 9 of this year, there will be no more print editions of the publication from Tuesday to Friday as part of the migration process to its digital platform lanueva.com. Read more »
By Sara Martinez
Newspapers from Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela are pulling in the highest numbers of Twitter followers for major dailies in Latin America.
For a few years, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has created an informal ranking of Twitter followers for a select group of newspapers in Latin America. Not every newspaper is included. Read more »
Eight reporters were arrested on Monday Jan. 27 during a protest against the sale of the Chilean newspaper La Nación. The protest took place during the meeting of shareholders where the sale of the 97-year-old newspaper was finalized. Read more »
Since 2003, a currency exchange system in Venezuela has prevented businesses from importing certain products without first purchasing foreign currencies provided by the state. In 2012, newsprint, which is not produced in the country, was listed as not being a priority item, forcing newspapers to file requests with the government for foreign currencies in order to import it. Read more »
The Tribune Company, which owns the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and six other daily newspapers, will lay off 700 employees as part of an effort to reorganize itself, the company announced on Wednesday. Read more »
The current shortage of newsprint in Venezuela has caused a crisis among print publications that is hurting regional newspapers the most. According to El País, at least three regional dailies have been forced to suspend their operations since early August due to the lack of printing paper. Read more »
Two daily newspapers in Mexico have created their own cable television news channels to compete against the limited coverage that Mexico's network duopoly provide the country on broadcast television. Starting on Sept. 2, Excélsior, the oldest paper in Mexico, will begin broadcasting a 24 hour news channel under its brand using its own reporters. Read more »
Judicial censorship: newspaper in Brazilian state of Paraná prohibited from publishing stories about judge under investigation
A court in Paraná state, located in the south of Brazil, prohibited the newspaper Gazeta do Povo from publishing information about the ongoing investigations against the head judge of the State Supreme Court, appellate judge Clayton Camargo, in yet another case of Read more »
Explosive news reports alleging the mayor of Canada's largest city was videotaped smoking crack cocaine with drug dealers have ignited an intense debate over the corroboration of sources' claims and checkbook journalism in the digital media age. Read more »