Report highlights digital violence against journalists in El Salvador

“[On Jan. 24], the Association of Journalists of El Salvador (APES, for its acronym in Spanish) presented its report on gender-based digital violence directed towards female journalists, recording 655 attacks in the period between Oct. 1, 2023 and Jan. 10, 2024, all on the social network 'X.'


Apart from social network X, APES mentioned that attacks have been documented on platforms such as YouTube and Facebook, in which there has been content attacking journalists, many of them by users aligned to the ruling party, as well as accounts that have been created in the United States."

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