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Argentine Academy of Journalism condemns generalized accusations against journalism

"The National Academy of Journalism (ANP, by its Spanish acronym) [of Argentina] rejected the generalized accusations of the press by presidential candidate of La Libertad Avanza, Javier Milei. In the context of the electoral campaign, the institution presided by Joaquín Morales Solá questioned 'the offenses and defamations to journalism' that 'were part of the political […]

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Argentine journalism association concerned about presidential candidate Javier Milei's aggression against press

"The National Academy of Journalism (ANP, by its Spanish acronym) [of Argentina] expressed 'its deep concern' for 'insulting references' of the presidential candidate Javier Milei against journalism, saying his militancy offended press workers using 'proven false accusations.' It should be recalled that in his campaign closing, the economist delivered his speech of gratitude and pointed […]

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Concern over legislative initiatives in two Argentine provinces

"The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) expressed concern over two legislative actions being promoted by the provincial governments of Salta and La Rioja, in Argentina. In one case, it would punish the dissemination of false news and, in the other, it would promote a constitutional reform that could affect freedom of expression and freedom of […]

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10 journalists murdered in Latin America in first half of 2023, Press Emblem Campaign reports

"Fewer journalists were killed in the first six months of this year, the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said on Thursday [July 6, 2023]. Since January, 27 journalists have paid for their profession with their lives in 17 countries. This is the lowest figure recorded in more than 15 years. […] From January up to June […]

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IAPA condemns stigmatizing discourse against journalists by presidents of Colombia and Argentina

"The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday [June 9] urged the presidents of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, and Argentina, Alberto Fernández, to 'stop the stigmatizing discourse' against journalists and the media and said that 'disapproval from power can encourage violence against the press.' [...] Five Colombian journalists from RCN Radio, Blu Radio and Caracol Radio […]

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Argentine journalist Germán de los Santos receives award for his investigations on drug trafficking

"The National Academy of Journalism (ANP, by its Spanish acronym) [in Argentina] awarded the Pluma de Honor [Pen of Honor] prize to Germán de los Santos, for his investigations on drug trafficking, in a ceremony held at the Augusto Raúl Cortazar Hall of the National Library. It also made a special recognition to Graciela Fernández […]

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Argentina: Journalist Griselda Blanco, who had received threats after denouncing alleged police abuses, found dead

"Journalist Griselda Blanco, who had revealed [alleged] police abuse in the province of Corrientes, was found beaten and hanged, police sources in Argentina reported Sunday [May 21, 2023]. Her ex-partner was arrested Sunday on suspicion of femicide, but the family links the crime to Blanco's revelations. She was 45 years old. [...] Lautaro Cesani, 25, […]

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Attacks by drug traffickers is a new threat to journalists in Argentina, warns FOPEA

"During 2022, 88 attacks on journalism and freedom of expression were recorded in Argentina, according to the Annual Report of the Freedom of Expression Monitoring carried out every year by the Argentine Journalism Forum (Fopea, by its Spanish acronym). The figure marked a decrease of 18.52% in relation to 2021, when 108 cases were recorded. […]

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Julia Gavarrete, from El Salvador, and Martín Caparros, from Argentina, among the winners of the Ortega y Gasset Awards

"The media El Faro and La Vanguardia, the photojournalist Santi Palacios and the writer and journalist Martín Caparrós have been the winners of the 40th edition of the Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards, as announced by the jury, meeting this Wednesday at the headquarters of El País in Madrid. The Ortega y Gasset award in […]

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National Academy of Journalism of Argentina expressed its ‘absolute rejection’ of the ‘siege’ against Marina Abiuso

"The National Academy of Journalism expressed this Thurs. (Feb. 3) its 'absolute rejection' to 'any kind of escrache' against people in public life by echoing the situation of TN journalist Marina Abiuso, who closed her Twitter account. [...] Abiuso, journalist and gender editor of TN channel, denounced suffering harassment in her social media that led […]