La Unión Europea dará poder a los medios para reclamar compensaciones a Facebook y Google

August 29, 2016 / By Miguel Ángel Ossorio La Comisión Europea debatirá una “tasa Google” comunitaria no obligatoria como parte de un paquete de medidas que refuerzan la protección de los derechos de autor en las plataformas digitales. Europa dará los llamados derechos conexos a los medios, aquellos que protegen los intereses jurídicos de los…

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CIDH: Relator aboga por pluralismo y tolerancia

August 26,2016/ By Correo del Sur El relator especial para la libertad de expresión de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Edison Lanza, que esta semana visita Bolivia, escribió en su cuenta de Twitter que “la democracia requiere pluralismo ideológico, político y tolerancia a todo tipo de…

MEDIA DIVERSITY IN LUXEMBOURG

August 16, 2016/ By Martine Huberty Is the press really serving Grand Duchy residents? A recent report by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom and the University of Luxembourg highlights three risks to the diversity of the media in this country. One risk is the high concentration of media ownership and cross-media ownership.…

OSCE official praises Georgia’s progression of media freedom

August 9, 2016/ By Agenda Ge A high official from the Organization for Security and Co-Operation (OSCE) is praising Georgia for the progress it’s recently made in media pluralism and freedom of the press. OSCE envoy on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic sent a letter to Georgia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs lauding Georgia’s “substantial…

Zika information campaign: Improving media coverage on the virus, epidemics and crisis

August 4, 2016/ By Mexico Star The current Zika virus outbreaks have caused increasing alarm in countries across the world, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean. Recently, The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that ‘based on research, there is scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barr’ Syndrom’ -intensifying even…