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Montevideo, June 19th 2019 - 03:12 UTC

Tag: Press Freedom Index

  • Thursday, April 21st 2016 - 10:49 UTC

    Reporters organization questions media ownership concentration in Argentina

    “The new legislation will probably result in a greater concentration of media ownership, especially in the hands of the Clarín media group”

    Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) international organization questioned the abrogation of Argentina’s media law decided by the administration of President Mauricio Macri, warning the new legislation that creates the Enacom agency “favors” concentration of media ownership in the country.

  • Friday, May 3rd 2013 - 02:41 UTC

    Freedom of the press in the America exposed to violence and intimidation from governments

    “Democracies provide better protection for the freedom to produce and circulate accurate news and information than countries where human rights are flouted”, said Deloire

    Violence, intimidation and polarization still obstruct reporting in Americas says the 2013 Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index which was released in anticipation of the World Press Freedom Day, May 3 (*). The report states that the ranking of most countries is no longer attributable to dramatic political developments and this year’s index is a better reflection of the attitudes and intentions of governments towards media freedom in the medium or long term.