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Argentine municipal government files criminal complaint over journalist’s COVID-19 vaccine reporting

"On Jan. 13, the municipality of Quilmes, a city in Buenos Aires province, filed a criminal complaint to a federal court over [Roberto] Carrigall’s reporting on the municipal government’s alleged mishandling of the coronavirus vaccine, according to news reports, the journalist, who spoke with CPJ via messaging app, and a report by the Forum of […]

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Organizations from Mercosur region ask for end to judicial harassment of journalists

"Organizations that defend journalism in the Mercosur region released a joint note calling for an end to judicial harassment of journalists investigating corruption. In the statement, the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, for its acronym in Portuguese), the Forum of Paraguayan Journalists (FOPEP), The Center for Archives and Access to Public Information in Uruguay […]

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Prosecution of Argentine journalist Daniel Santoro is revoked, 'ratifies value of freedom of expression'

“The Federal Chamber of Mar del Plata revoked the prosecution of journalist Daniel Santoro in the case in which he was being investigated for alleged extortion and illegal espionage. [...] " “The ruling is interpreted as a blow to the Kirchnerism discourse, which linked the journalist from newspaper Clarín to a political operation. [...] " […]

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TeleSUR returns to screens in Argentina

"The Latin American channel TeleSUR, which has practically become a project of Cuba and Venezuela, returned this Nov. 20 to Argentine television, thanks to a decision from the government of Alberto Fernández so that the signal could be on Open Digital Television (TDA, for its acronym in Spanish) of the South American country. In 2016, […]

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Argentine site Red/Acción doubles homepage traffic with curation, brevity and social network format

“[...] In April of this year, the site [Red/Acción] carried out an investigation on the habits of digital media consumption and found that, in addition to the oversupply of information, the lack of time on the part of readers to be properly informed was another of the main problems. To solve these challenges, the site set […]

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Latin American media and journalists among finalists for the Fetisov Journalism Awards

Journalistic projects from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico are among the finalists for the Fetisov Journalism Awards. The prizes, which were given for the first time in 2019, have the mission of promoting "universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as […]

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Spain's elDiario.es launches a sister publication in Argentina

“In December elDiarioAR will be born, a new media outlet based in Buenos Aires, which will provide elDiario.es with first-hand information on Argentina and Latin America. […] The entire staff of elDiarioAR is Argentine. The project is promoted, formed and led by Argentine journalists, who share our principles and a way of understanding the profession. […]

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Newspaper La Nación of Argentina wins in two categories at the World Digital Media Awards

Argentine newspaper La Nación took home two awards from the 2020 World Media Awards from the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). It won in the category of Best in Social Media Engagement for "Instagram Stories" and Best Data Visualization for "Los cuadernos de las coimas" (The bribery notebooks).   View the complete list of […]

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Argentine court charges journalist Daniel Santoro with illicit association, espionage

"In a decision released this morning, Judge Alejo Ramos Padilla of the Federal Court of Dolores, in Buenos Aires province, charged Santoro–an investigative journalist at national daily Clarín–with belonging to an 'illicit association dedicated to illegal espionage' and carrying out 'prohibited intelligence actions,' according to the court document, which CPJ reviewed. Last year, the court subpoenaed […]