Sin medios públicos no hay economía creativa

5 june, 2018 / By Andrés Guzmán Ayala, kienyke.com La cultura configura la identidad de un país. Y para ello, es necesario estimular la representación de todas las regiones y que sus identidades puedan verse reflejadas. Este es precisamente el objeto de algo como el Sistema Público de Canales Regionales. Colombia ha tardado muchísimos años en construir un Sistema…

The Ideal of a Free Media Died Long Ago

4 june, 2018 / By Jonathan Cook, dissidentvoice.org Should the media include positive editorial content secretly paid for by major corporations, as London’s Evening Standard newspaper has begun doing, according to new revelations? Most of us instantly recoil from any blurring between editorial and advertising in the media. How would we know if what was reported was…

Populismo y medios

24 may, 2018 / By Mario Mérida, elperiodico.com.gt Solo comento documentalmente acerca de un término definido por el papa Francisco, como el “protagonismo de los pueblos en América Latina, mientras que en su sentido europeo alude a experiencias políticas como el nazismo” (El País, España. 22-01-17). Pero, es en el artículo de Horowitz Jason titulado El…

Turkish media bias a concern ahead of elections

22 may, 2018 / By Karwan Faidhi Dri, rudaw.net Turkish media is violating regulations, giving the ruling party astronomically more air time than opposition parties and leaving Kurdish voices off the airwaves entirely. Turkey’s Media Communication and Postal Employees Union (HABER-SEN) recently published figures of how much time state-funded media TRT has given to each…

Hajia Hijacks Press Freedom

9 may, 2018 / By Gordon Offin-Amaniampong Freedom of speech means nothing to some people. It’s nothing to such individuals, but a piece of onion flash down the kitchen sink. If it weren’t so why would they have the gut to smack or assault journalists who are merely exercising their fourth estate duties? I call them…

The Predictable Season

9 may, 2018 / By Peter Gross Spring has finally arrived. The weather is warming, students are thinking about summer vacation, soccer fans are intently following the Europa League and salivating over the upcoming World Cup, and media watchdog organizations are giving us the customary bad news in their annual reports. The year-by-year downward turn…

Who Owns the Media in Morocco? List Released for the First Time

November 24 / By Neaman Lerhmari, Morocco World News Rabat – Moroccan-based investigative media Le Desk has partnered with Reporters Without Borders to author a web-based report on media ownership in Morocco. The international initiative aims to bring more transparency to the Moroccan media landscape in an attempt to answer the age-old question: who controls the media? “Monitoring and ensuring ownership…

Régimen de excepción X Libertad de opinión

November 22, 2017 / By Emir Sader Los regímenes de excepción se han vuelto el modelo político de los proyectos de restauración neoliberal en América Latina. Se articula el neoliberalismo, los regímenes de excepción y el control del proceso de formación de la opinión pública. Como la política económica de esos intentos de restauración es el duro ajuste…