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…

Premiar medios serios y educación, la contra para las noticias falsas

November 2, 2017 / By HOLMAN RODRÍGUEZ, El Tiempo A pesar del mejoramiento de las condiciones en las que el periodismo en América ejerce su labor, todavía hay amenazas a la libertad de expresión que los gobiernos deben combatir. Así lo considera Edison Lanza, relator especial para la Libertad de Expresión de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos,…

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…