King of Spain Awards highlight the role of journalism as a public good; journalists from four Latin American countries receive awards

"The 2022 King of Spain International Journalism Awards on Thursday highlighted the role of journalism as a public asset – as represented by the six winners coming from Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela – and acknowledged the efforts by the journalists and their media outlets to create analytical and thorough reporting within a context of disinformation and ongoing threats to freedom of expression.


Agencia EFE president Gabriela Cañas said at the award ceremony that “All (the award winners) have stood out in an uncertain panorama for freedom of expression; a panorama that is of special concern in Latin America.”

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