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Colombian official accused of burning newspaper copies alleging misuse of public resources

Condemnation published by El Meridiano de Sucre. Read more »


Media critics call press coverage of tragic fire in Brazil sensationalist

height="230"Front page of the newspaper O Globo the day after the fire with a poem above the headline. However, the media was roundly criticized for sensationalizing its coverage. (Photo: reproduction).

New report explores sustainable news startup models in U.S. and Europe

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Nieman Lab released its international research project on how digital journalism is financed in the U.S. and Europe. Read more »


New newspaper will cover one of Colombia's most challenging regions

Starting on Thursday, Jan. 17, the Colombian department of Cauca will have a new newspaper in circulation, reported the website Periódico Virtual. The 24-page publication will be a European-style tabloid and will concentrate on opinion, politics and local news, added the website.  Read more »


Newspapers in Honduras criticize suspension of media tax credits


A government decree that would temporarily suspend tax credits enjoyed by the media in Honduras sparked controversy in the country, according to a report from the website Centinela Económico. The bill was presented to the Honduran Congress on Tuesday, Jan. Read more »


Cuban customs agents seize Venezuelan newspaper critical of Chávez and Castro


An anarchist collective claimed that Cuban customs officials confiscated a mail package containing samples of a Venezuelan newspaper, according to the website Havana Times.  Read more »



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