21 researchers, mostly Latin American, address the lack of media pluralism and diversity of voices in public discourse in the region and how it affects the democratization process
On Dec. 3, Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its acronym in French) launched the Media Ownership Monitor (MOM) website for Latin America, bringing together studies on media ownership in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
A report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its initials in French) on obstacles to the distribution of print journalism in 90 countries highlighted Mexico as one of the “champions in obstructing the dissemination of newspapers and magazines.”
A country marked by high media concentration, Brazil has seen its journalism market diversify in the last decade with the arrival of international organizations.
At least 30 percent of Brazilian municipalities run the risk of becoming "news deserts," areas without local news coverage.