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Freedom of expression oppressed and endangered in Argentina claims independent media

Friday, October 7th 2011 - 21:17 UTC
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Argentina’s main private media association, ADEPA, launched a devastating report on freedom of expression in Argentina and warns of the existence of “a mechanism geared to divulge official reports and aggrieve those who think differently”. Read full article

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  • xbarilox

    Parrot, your days are numbered.

    Oct 07th, 2011 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    First you ban the importation of books.... then you start banning and burning the books you don't like...... where have we seen this before????

    That is a seriously fugly head.......

    Oct 07th, 2011 - 10:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • O gara

    Teaboy you are such an idiot.When the three most imporyant newspapers Clarin,La Nacion and Perfil are total opponents of the goveenment allied to the most watched tv station 13 you hardly lack press freedom.This organization is a tool of Clarin who want to be South Americas Murdoch but unlike the Aussie they have found a government with the huevos to stand up to their ambitions.As for your sad little effort at book banning how pathetic or ignorant can one be

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 08:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Not as pathetic or ignorant as a brain washed RG.... tell me again...what is inflation running at in Argentina???

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 09:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    'The three most important newspapers'

    And there you have the key. Newspapers cater to their readership. They give their readers what they want. If their main readership was slavishly devoted to government spin, then that is exactly what would feature in the papers.

    Why is there not an 'important' newspaper catering for the Kirchner audience? Newpapers are a business and someone is missing an opportunity.

    But more importantly, it is the duty of sections of the press to challenge the government. A free press is a cornerstone of democracy. What has CFK to fear?

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Dr Carrizal

    Aluminium, or just more plain old tin?

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 10:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Teaboy2

    @o'gara #3 “Teaboy you are such an idiot”

    WTF are you on o'gara? Please enlighten us or at least tell us why you are calling me an idiot and making an argumentive response directed at me to something that i have not yet even made a comment. But more so, please tell me how the hell am the idiot when it clear i not even commented on this article yet and therefore your response to any comment made by me is made in before i even made any comment to which you are responding too.

    Perhaps you have a gift of being a prophet and able to see the future and what i personally am about to write before i even write it. Perhaps your drugged up, though mostly likely i believe and no doubt the rest here agree, your an idiot and simply insulting me for no apparent reason, other than to cause an argument. Has it not occured to you, that you look like a complete idiot by making such insultive comments about me in response to a comment that i have not even bloody made yet?

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 02:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stillakelper

    Hmmmm CFK and her cronies probably deny there is poverty in Buenos Aries too. Still, as long as she can keep whipping up support over the Falklands, what does condemning a few hundred children to a life of misery, or shooting a few journos matter.

    Its in your hands guys, open your eyes.

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 03:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    7 Teaboy2:

    Lmao. O gara is such a oxygen waster.

    Oct 09th, 2011 - 08:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Suguler

    As we see by the US media's ignoring of the Occupy Wall Street protests , the Western media is hardly a shining beacon; corporate influence permeates the US news agencies.
    In the UK, the British press is in bed with the police, and use their influence to to control government policy. CFK may be many things, but she is not a threat to free speech. Whatever you think of her she is not a dictator.
    Its to CFK's credit that she is at odds with the Argentine media (and vice versa), this is a marked contrast with the UK and US, where politicians pander to, and kiss the bottom of, the media and press.

    Oct 10th, 2011 - 02:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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