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“Venezuela on the run” (Screenshot)

Reports and journalists from Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Paraguay and Spain win at the 2018 Gabo Awards

Stories about the effects of man-made environmental disasters, the fight for women’s rights and an international refugee crisis were recognized at the 2018 Gabriel García Márquez Journalism Awards.

IDL Reportero

Peruvian journalists ask the IACHR to request the government adopt urgent protection measures for investigative journalists

The Peruvian journalistic site IDL-Reporteros, which in the middle of this year revealed a deep crisis in the country’s judicial system through the release of audio recordings of telephone leaks, asked the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) to demand that the government provide urgent protection measures for journalists and officials investigating the alleged acts of corruption.

Regional Journalism

Digital native journalism sites in Latin America bet on regional journalism

With the digital technological revolution of recent years and the crisis of the conventional business model of the newspaper industry –which until the beginning of this century was largely based on advertising revenues– many of the major newspapers have prioritized national and international coverage, leaving little left over for the regions.

Congreso de la República del Peru (via Flickr).

Peruvian Congress approves controversial law that prohibits State from buying official advertising in private media

The Peruvian Congress ratified Law 2133, which prohibits official advertising in private media outlets, during the night of June 14. Advocates say it will curb public spending, but critics say it is a form of indirect censorship against media.

Congreso de la República del Perú, Lima, Peru [CC BY 2.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), via Wikimedia Commons.

Peruvian Congress may approve bill prohibiting state advertising in private media

This week, the Plenary of the Peruvian Congress may approve a controversial law that prohibits state advertising in private media.