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…

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the OAS hears NGO’s concerns about media concentration

25 November 2015 / By Silvia Higuera, Journalism in the Americas Blog At a conference in Bogotá, Colombia, the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Edison Lanza, talked with representatives of various international organizations concerned with media concentration in the Americas. The discussion, held during the international…

Ownership is concentrated, transparency lacking with regard to Colombian media, study shows

17 October 2015 / By Journalism in the Americas Blog Journalists and press advocates have created another project to study concentration of media ownership in Colombia. They found low transparency, high ownership concentration and links between media owners and the political world, among other insights. Media Ownership Monitor (MOM), a project between the German branch of…

Desafueros políticos y pluralismo

July 5 2015 / By El Colombiano Es muy posible que Donald Trump, el estridente empresario que actúa ahora como precandidato del partido republicano para optar por la Presidencia de la primera democracia del mundo, tuviera perfectamente calculadas las consecuencias políticas y mediáticas de sus disparatadas declaraciones contra los latinos -concretamente los mexicanos- inmigrantes en…