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Argentine judicial system sentences well-known influencer to community service for harassing journalist on social networks

“Libertarian influencer Manuel Jorge Gorostiaga, publicly known as Emmanuel Danann, was convicted [by Argentine courts] for systematically harassing journalist Marina Abiuso on social networks. He must carry out 40 hours of community service and participate in a training workshop against gender violence. This is his second conviction: last month he received another for discrimination. It […]

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Argentine journalist Julio Ernesto López receives death threats after reporting on illegal medication sales

"Argentine authorities must thoroughly investigate the death threats received by journalist Julio Ernesto López on his father’s cell phone, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Friday [April 12, 2024]. According to an April 5 post on X, formerly Twitter, by the Association of Argentine Press Companies (ADEPA), a professional association, and a complaint López […]

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Registration for seminar to strengthen journalistic writing in English is now open

The News and Opinion University Agency (AUNO) of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National University of Lomas de Zamora, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will offer the seminar "English for Journalists," aimed at journalists who want to strengthen their journalistic skills in English. The program will be held every Wednesday in April at 6:00 […]

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Argentina: Businessman threatens journalist with legal action over news report

"The Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA, by its Spanish acronym) expressed its solidarity with a journalist from [digital news outlet] iProfesional, Andrés Sanguinetti, 'who was threatened by a businessman with a civil and criminal lawsuit if he does not retract and remove a publication.' [...] 'The iProfesional colleague received a letter from the businessman Pablo Otero, […]

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Executives from Argentina's state-owned network TV Pública resign from posts

"Following the resignation on Friday [March 22] of producer Juan Parodi as director of the [Argentine state-owned channel, TV Pública] –less than two months after his appointment on Feb. 5–, yesterday Mateo Baldarenas, director of human resources, and Eugenia Bereciartua, director of administration and finance of Radio y Televisión Argentina (RTA), also resigned. […] According […]

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Argentina: 40% of attacks on journalism come from government

"In the time that Javier Milei has been in office, four out of 10 aggressions to the press have had the president or his ministers as main characters, according to the data of the survey carried out by the Freedom of Expression Monitoring of the Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA, for its Spanish acronym). The figure […]

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Journalist Nelson Castro receives death threats amid wave of drug violence in Rosario, Argentina

"TN journalist Nelson Castro, who was sent as a correspondent to Rosario [Argentina] to cover the wave of drug violence, was threatened with death this morning [March 11] along with his team as soon as he set foot in the city of Santa Fe. 'Tell him that if he reaches Seguí and Oroño we will […]

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UN agency in Argentina publishes guide: 'Digital violence and harassment. Action tools for journalists'

"Gender violence online is a problem that increases year after year and women with a public voice, especially journalists, gender editors, politicians, activists and human rights defenders, are the main recipients. Therefore, it is key to address it responsibly, to prevent it from reproducing, to collaborate to prevent it and to work to eradicate it. […]

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Journalism student attacked by fans in Argentina while covering soccer game

“During the [soccer] match between Newell's and San Lorenzo this Sunday [March 3] night, serious disturbances were reported at halftime and when fans left Coloso Marcelo Bielsa. The images of the attacks between supporters and the police quickly spread and generated outrage. But the situation exceeded the limit when a group of fans went to […]

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Editorial offices of Argentine magazine Anfibia catch fire

"A raging fire that broke out in the early hours of Tuesday [Mar. 5] completely destroyed the office where the digital magazine Anfibia, a prestigious Argentine publication of journalistic crónicas, operated. The fire started during the early hours of the morning and consumed the entire floor where the newsroom was located in the Balvanera neighborhood […]