Facultades de Comunicación catalanas rechazan una intervención de los medios públicos

October 23, 2017/ By La Vanguardia Decanos de las facultades con estudios de Comunicación han rechazado este lunes la intervención anunciada por el Gobierno de los medios de comunicación públicos, y han considerado que sería “un ataque contra la libertad de expresión”, han informado este lunes en un comunicado conjunto. Han asegurado que, de producirse,…

Sindicatos y profesionales de otras televisiones públicas, en contra de la intervención de TV3

October 23, 2017 / By RTVE Sindicatos y consejos profesionales de televisiones públicas como RTVE, Telemadrid y la vasca EiTB han criticado este lunes que las medidas del artículo 155 de la Constitución –aprobadas este sábado por el Consejo de Ministros y que el Senado tendrá que refrendar este viernes- incluyan el control de TV3 y Catalunya Ràdio con la posibilidad de…

El ‘procés’ dinamita el Consejo Audiovisual de Cataluña

October 22, 2017 / By El Confidencial Tensión máxima en el Consejo Audiovisual de Cataluña (CAC). El regulador audiovisual catalán responsable de velar, entre otras cosas, por el pluralismo en los medios catalanes, vive su particular Vietnam a cuenta de las últimas votaciones relativas a las actuaciones de TV3 y Catalunya Ràdio durante el desafío independentista. El CAC, que depende directamente…

NCA Invites New Applications For Revoked Radio Authorisations

October 20, 2017/ By Modern Ghana The Communications Minister has said the authorisations of radio stations that were revoked recently by the National Communications Authority (NCA) will be re-issued to new applicants. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful made the revelation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 when she appeared before Parliament to justify the recent revocation by the NCA.…

Pluralismo selectivo

October 5, 2017/ By Danny Gonzalo Monsálvez A. La controversia producida entre la candidata Beatriz Sánchez y el ex ministro de la dictadura Sergio Melnick, ha puesto nuevamente en el tapete de la discusión el tema de la responsabilidad de los civiles que participaron de la dictadura de Pinochet. Pero no se trata de cualquier civil,…

NPP MP angry with the closure of 34 radio stations

September 30, 2017 / By Ghanaweb The New Patriotic Party (NPP) lawmaker for Ledzokuku in the Greater Accra Region, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye is unhappy about the closure of 34 radio stations by the National communications Authority (NCA). “When a good action becomes a problem for the majority of people that action no matter its…

PLAYBACK: ‘Newsfile’ on JoyNews

September 30. 2017/ By Ghanaweb The unfolding brouhaha emanating from corruption allegations levelled by controversial musician, A Plus against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Asenso-Boakye and Abu Jinapor never seems to end as a leaked audio conversation between A Plus and the Deputy Director of Police CID, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah indicating that the investigative…

Media In Moldova: Between Freedom And Monopoly – Analysis

September 14, 2017 / By Alla Rosca The greatest propagandist of Moldova pretends to be the great propaganda fighter,” remarked Maia Sandu, the pro-European leader of the Action and Solidarity Party, about Vladimir Plahotniuc’s recent legislative initiative. In June 2017, Plahotniuc, the chairman of Moldova’s Democratic Party, introduced legislation ostensibly intended to bolster the security…

Press Freedom In Serbia

September 10, 2017 / By Mironline The world’s 400th IKEA store recently opened in Serbia. This seemingly banal event has special significance for the country, where an IKEA first opened in the early 1990s and quickly closed as the crisis in Yugoslavia worsened. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić effusively praised the arrival of the furniture store as a…

Stand up against attacks on India’s pluralism, for Lankesh

September 7, 2017/  By The Straits Times The most recent murder of one of India’s prominent journalists, Ms Gauri Lankesh – shot at close range in the chest and head by motorbike-riding gunmen in front of her home in Bangalore on Tuesday – is symptomatic of a larger climate of politically-motivated attacks on journalists asking…