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Dismissal and rehiring of Colombian columnist provokes debate about journalism in the country

For both Restrepo and Ramírez, the crisis that the Coronell case sparked can also be exploited by the media to improve their work and their approach to audiences.

Un busto del periodista Guillermo Cano Isaza ubicada en el parque Bolívar en Medellín, Colombia. La escultura es un trabajo de Rodrigo Arenas Betancur.

Colombia’s Attorney General orders detention of former hitman, links him to murder of journalist Guillermo Cano Isaza

The Attorney General of Colombia ordered the detention of a former hitman it linked to the 1986 murder of journalist and editor of newspaper El Espectador, Guillermo Cano Isaza.

The New York Times building in New York City (Photo: Ajay Suresh from New York, NY, USA [CC BY 2.0])

Journalists for The New York Times leave Colombia after being attacked online by public officials

A reporter and photojournalist who work for The New York Times in Colombia left the country after being targeted with stigmatizing remarks from congress members of the ruling party and online harassment

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After 19 years, two former paramilitary members sentenced for abduction, torture and sexual abuse of Colombian journalist

Two former paramilitary members have been sentenced to a total of 70 years in prison in relation to the abduction, torture and sexual abuse of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima that happened almost 20 years ago.

The Journalists Memorial at the Newseum holds the names of press professionals who were killed while working. (Photo by Don McCullough is licensed under CC BY 2.0)

Names of El Comercio journalists killed in Colombia are added to Newseum memorial in Washington, D.C.

The late Juan Javier Ortega Reyes and Paúl Rivas Bravo from newspaper El Comercio of Ecuador are among the 21 press professionals whose names will be added to the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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Journalists in Brazil and Colombia find an ally in podcasts to take a deeper look at the profession

These journalists are turning the microphone toward the people behind the news and are examining the press in this current moment.

Juan Pablo Bieri, former manager of RCTV Colombia. Photo Twitter

Manager of Colombian public media system presents his resignation after complaints of censorship

After a little more than 24 hours of controversy created in Colombia after the publication of an audio recording in which the manager of the country’s Public Media System (RCTV) is heard looking for options to remove a program whose presenter criticized a government bill, Juan Pablo Bieri presented his resignation to the Colombian president.

The situation in Mexico, which has been on the list for 11 years, has worsened, according to CPJ. The country has 26 unsolved cases.

Mexico, Colombia and Brazil among countries with highest rates of impunity for journalist murders

Mexico, Colombia and Brazil are among the top 14 countries in the world where the murderers of journalists are not punished in court.