Uruguay's state-run telecommunications company, Antel, denied journalist David Rabinovich information about its marketing expenses, despite a 2010 access to public information law.
A court in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sentenced journalist Paulo Henrique Amorim, host of the show Domingo Espetacular on Rede Record, to pay damages amounting to more than $54,000 to the lawyer Nélio Machado.
The newspaper Folha de São Paulo, the second largest in Brazil in terms of circulation launched on Sunday, Sept. 18, a WikiLeaks copycat site allowing readers to anonymously submit documents, reported Folha de São Paulo.
Reporters Without Borders and the Journalists Union of Chile condemned the increasing violence against journalists in Chile, reported Nación.cl and the news agency EFE.
Judge Leonel Pires Ohlweiler of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil overturned the injunction preventing the RBS media group from releasing the name and image of a councilman accused of corruption.
The judge of Nova Lima in Belo Horizonte, Brazil prohibited the circulation of the magazine Viver Brasil, reported the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji).
The Venezuelan Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC in Spanish) told the newspaper TalCual that it would not longer have access to MTC representatives.
Former Brazilian president and current senator, Fernando Collor de Melo, along with another ex-president and current president of the Senate, José Sarney, executed a "maneuver" to slow the vote on an information access bill in the Congress,
A group of hooded men attacked a news team from the Argentine public television channel Canal 7 during a march commemorating the 38th anniversary of the Sept. 11 military coup in the Chilean capital of Santiago.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is calling on Brazilian authorities to "thoroughly" investigate the killing of a radio journalist in the Amazonian city of Tabatinga, located in the triple-frontier between Brazil, Colombia and Perú.