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Review of Radio Televisión Martí says U.S. government-funded news service to Cuba disregards objective journalism for propaganda

An independent report found that news shows offered on U.S. government-funded Radio Televisión Martí, which produces news for and about Cuba, were “peppered with bad journalism” as well as being “ineffective propaganda.”

ISOJ Research Panel

Researchers discuss the status and limits of journalistic practices in Latin America and the Caribbean at ISOJ

During the research panel “Digital media and democracy in the Americas” at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 12, three scholars shared their research and unveiled the limits of journalism in holding the powerful accountable across in Uruguay, Cuba and Chile. 

Serafín Morán Santiago. (Facebook).

Cuban journalist Serafín Morán granted asylum in the United States

After an almost four-hour hearing, a judge in the state of Texas, U.S., granted asylum to Cuban journalist Serafín Morán Santiago, who had been detained since last April, according to the freedom of the press organization Fundamedios USA.

screenshot of La Nacion

Online Journalism Awards go to innovative news media in Argentina, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela

Latin American newsrooms won four big honors at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, prestigious prizes recognizing excellent digital journalism.

Serafín Morán Santiago (Facebook).

Judge denies bail to Cuban journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. who is being held by ICE

A Texas immigration judge denied bail to Cuban journalist Serafín Morán Santiago, who has been in a detention center in that state since April 12 when he arrived in U.S. territory, according to the organization Fundamedios US.

The home of the father of Alberto Castaño, administrative director of ICLEP, was also raided, according to ICLEP. (ICLEP)

Cuban journalists report increase in detentions and other abuses of power by authorities

Independent Cuban journalists are calling for support from international governments and organizations as they report a rise in detentions and attacks.