Los cambios por decreto a ley de medios en Argentina y su impacto en la diversidad y el pluralismo

March 31, 2016 / By Gustavo Gómez en La red 21 Pese a que la Ley de Servicios de Comunicación Audiovisual (Ley SCA) de Argentina fue declarada constitucional por la Suprema Corte de Justicia argentina y valorada en su momento por los relatores de libertad de expresión de ONU y OEA por su equilibrio entre garantías para…

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“Una merma en el pluralismo”

March 31, 2016 / By Cristina Papaleo, Deutsche Welle La decisión de Argentina de retirarse de Telesur fue anunciada por el Titular del Sistema Federal de Medios y Contenidos Públicos, Hernán Lombardi. El Estado argentino es accionario en un 16 por ciento y el fin de su participación tendría, de concretarse, un costo económico para…

Latvia Blocks Russian Sputnik Site As Kremlin ‘Propaganda Tool’

March 30, 2016 / By Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty  Latvian authorities shut down Russia’s pro-Kremlin news site Sputnik on March 29, calling it a “propaganda tool” and drawing an immediate rebuke from Moscow. Latvia’s local domain registry suspended Sputnik’s right to hold the news site Sputniknews.lv, which was established only a few weeks ago to…

New Power Party proposal targets media monopolies

March 30, 2016 / By By Chen Wei-han, Tapei Times The New Power Party (NPP) caucus yesterday proposed draft legislation to prevent media monopolies and to maintain media pluralism to address issues that sparked protests against media monopolization in 2012. The proposal seeks to limit media mergers, stipulating that a company cannot own more than three…

Argentina se desvinculará de Telesur: “Nos costaba dinero y no garantizaba pluralismo”

March 28 / By Panorama.com.ve Después de casi once años, Argentina decidió desvincularse de la cadena Telesur, la señal multiestatal de noticias que emite desde Caracas, maneja el gobierno venezolano y se distribuye gratuitamente vía satélite a América, Europa y Asia, reseñó el diario Clarín. El ministro de Medios y Contenidos Públicos, Hernán Lombardi, lo…

EC Is Closely Monitoring the Media Situation in Croatia

15 march 2016 / Adelina Marini. Published by euinside.eu “The independence of regulatory authorities in the audiovisual field is a very important issue. They are key to safeguarding media pluralism and media freedom. The Commission is therefore closely following recent developments in Croatia, whereby the government proposed the replacement of the entire Board of the…

OSCE: Respect Croatia’s public broadcaster’s independence

11 March 2016 / Published by b.92.net The OSCE has warned that “the independence of the broadcast regulator is a key element for media pluralism and freedom of the media.” OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic has expressed concern over a sudden decision by the Croatian government proposing that the parliament rejects a…

Los spots del falso pluralismo

9 March 2016 / By Leonardo González*. Published by Página 12 Leonardo González asegura que es imposible hablar de pluralismo cuando el mapa de medios está en manos de pocos empresarios y empresas, existe monopolio de la información y esos medios ejercen censura sobre aquel que piensa distinto Las nuevas autoridades de Radio y Televisión Argentina…

The importance of real pluralism in the media

9 March 2016 / Published Buenos Aires Herald A true democracy requires various other essential ingredients rather than free elections at regular intervals and one of them is media pluralism that fully reflects a diverse society. Such a pluralism obviously demands a multiplicity of opinions but rather more than that — there must be a level…

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called the Turkish government’s seizure of Feza Media Group “unacceptable” and urged Turks to respect media pluralism

8 March 2016 / By Sputnik he Turkish government’s seizure of Feza Media Group was unacceptable as it is contrary to European values, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Monday. On Friday, a Turkish court ordered Feza Media Group, which includes opposition newspaper Zaman, Today’s Zaman daily and the Cihan news agency, to be placed under the management of government trustees.…