Monopolios y libertad de expresión

30 January 2016 / By Arturo Flores Rodríguez. Published by El Diario del Cohuila La libertad de expresión es una característica de todo régimen que se catalogue como democrático, el discurso sobre la libertad de expresión es posible encontrarlo en muchos Estados, sin embargo en cuantiosas de las ocasiones el mismo se restringe mediante acciones…

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The Problem With “Illiberal Democracy”

January 19, 2016 / By Jan-Werner Mueller in Project Sindicate PRINCETON – Poland’s turn toward authoritarian rule has set off alarm bells across the European Union and within NATO. Since coming to power in October, Jarosław Kaczyński’s Law and Justice party (PiS) has attacked the country’s Constitutional Court, politicized the judiciary and the civil service, and…

La OEA contra Macri por la Ley de Medios

15 January 2016 / By El destape Edison Lanza advirtió que puede haber una mayor concentración con los cambios en la ley introducidos por DNU. Expresó solidaridad con Víctor Hugo. El Relator Especial para la Libertad de Expresión de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), Edison Lanza, advirtió que los cambios en la Ley…

Dark Clouds over Pluralism and Freedom of Media in Poland

13 January 2016 / By Pier Luigi Parcu, Director of the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, European University Institute Very bad news for European fundamental values is in the offing from Poland. The Polish President Andrej Duda signed a law that is creating serious concern at both national and European levels. The law was imposed, right…

Concentration of Ownership inhibits media pluralism in Colombia

8 January 2016 / By Reporters without Borders Reporters Without Borders’ project Media Ownership Monitor reveals oligopolies and lack of regulation, provides fresh data and analysis of the Colombian media market, public website http://www.monitoreodemedios.co launched in October. Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the international press freedom organization, launched its Media Ownership Monitor (MOM) project, a global…

Aguad: “La Argentina no tiene medios concentrados”

January 7, 2016 / By Ariel Rieda, Chequeado Contrariamente a lo afirmado por el flamante ministro de Comunicaciones, los principales actores mediáticos controlan una gran proporción de mercado y de audiencias, un fenómeno que se repite en toda la región latinoamericana. “La Argentina no tiene medios concentrados, monopolio”, declarósemanas atrás Oscar Aguad, ministro de Comunicaciones…

Poland’s president signs disputed media law despite EU concerns

January 7, 2015 / By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, Startribune.com A new wave of concern for media freedom in Poland rose among European Union leaders and independent journalists after Poland’s president signed a temporary new law Thursday that’s a step toward giving the government full control of state radio and television. The legislation will take effect Friday and…

Poland: Abolition of safeguards for pluralism and independence in public service media

January 4, 2016 / By Index on Censorship The undersigned press freedom and media organisations – European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Association of European Journalists (AEJ), Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Index on Censorship – are outraged by theproposed bill, hastily introduced by the majority party in…