He also stood out for his defense of press freedom. In fact, he was director of the Foundation for Press Freedom (FLIP) in Colombia, and was a columnist for the newspapers El Espectador, El Colombiano and El Heraldo.
This Plan of Action “aims to create a free and safe environment for journalists and media workers around the world,” according to the statement.
Se destacó también por su defensa de la libertad de prensa. De hecho fue director de la Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa (FLIP) de Colombia, y fue columnista de los diarios El Espectador, El Colombiano y El Heraldo.
Reports published in media in Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela and the United States were selected as the best in the categories of Text, Coverage, Innovation and Image from 1,730 applications and 12 finalists.
A Colombian judge prohibited journalist Claudia Julieta Duque from issuing opinions and photographs in the context of a proceeding against Emiro Rojas Granados, former deputy director of the country’s now extinct intelligence department, accused of psychological torture against Duque.
After a little more than eight months of preparation and arriving at agreements between organizations that support the new data verification initiative in the region, Uruguay has joined the fight against misinformation with the launch of fact-checking site Verificado.uy on July 22.
The Colombian State will be judged by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case of the abduction, torture and sexual violence against journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima 19 years ago.
Brazilian journalist Patrícia Campos Mello and Nicaraguan journalists Lucía Pineda Ubau and Miguel Mora will receive the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards given by the Committee to Protect Journalists every year.
FLIP felt the need to create a project that would encourage the creation of local information in Colombia. This is how Ruedas Creando Redes was born. It’s a laboratory of mobile journalism that for the next two years will travel to 10 municipalities considered information deserts.
A group of congress members defended the cameraman, an event in which the congresswoman Nora Bracho was hit, Efecto Cocuyo added.