In a country where some people claim freedom of expression is at risk after many radio stations were shut down, Venezuela's National College of Journalists (CNP) Thursday issued a press release warning against journalism workshops that do not lead to a qualifying degree.
By Lindsey Blumell (*) - There are more women in the UK parliament and government than ever before – making up about one-third of the total 650 members. Yet, there are still cases like The Mail on Sunday running the headline “Stone the crows! Tories accuse Rayner of Basic Instinct ploy to distract Boris”. An unnamed source had told the outlet that Labour's deputy leader, Angela Rayner, crosses and uncrosses her legs to “distract” the prime minister during parliamentary sessions. In case anyone was in doubt about the reference, the article was accompanied by the famous image of Sharon Stone from the film.
Caracas' El Nacional newspaper has been handed over to United Socialist Party of Venezuela Deputy Chairman Diosdado Cabello Rondón, thus executing a judiciary ruling issued late in January in a damages suit against the publication.
The Mexican government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been accused this week of mounting an espionage scheme to intimidate journalists, it was reported by the newspaper El Universal.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Monday lashed out at national media giant Globo for its stance on covid-19, which differs completely from what the Government calls “an early treatment,” a cocktail made up of controversial drugs such as chloroquine.
A teenager whose video of the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer sparked worldwide protests against racial injustice was awarded a special citation on Friday by the Pulitzer Prize Board.
The United States on Tuesday accused China of fearing a free media as it denounced Beijing's new restrictions on the international press. China's foreign ministry “has informed us that they plan to further limit access for foreign journalists working in the PRC,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said.
A Mexican journalist and his police bodyguard were murdered in a hail of gunfire in the southern state of Guerrero early on Sunday, police and human rights officials said. Pablo Morrugares is the fourth journalist murdered in Mexico in 2020.
Three hundred Argentine journalists have made public a document rejecting claims from Vice-president Cristina Fernandez that several media professionals have colluded in an illicit association to spy on her.
A Mexican journalist who disappeared over a week ago in the southern state of Guerrero was found dead close to where his family last saw him, the local prosecutor said on Saturday. Forensic tests on human remains in the seaside resort of Acapulco were identified as belonging to Victor Fernando Alvarez, who disappeared on Apr 2.