MEDIA COMMENT: HYPOCRISY

20 June, 2018 / By Yisrael Medad and Eli Pollak, jpost.com Israel’s Media Watch, under the Freedom of Information Act, requested specific information from the PBC. We wanted to know the answers to our questions Public funds, collected from taxes in one form or another, seem always to be treated in a cavalier fashion, almost contemptuously,…

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The selfish giants

19 june, 2018 / By Laura Basu, newint.org So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu The rise of the internet and social media has been accompanied by optimistic claims that the new technologies are leading to a great democratization of the media. After all, now anyone…

Polémica por Canal 13: Diputado Núñez responde a Luksic y lo emplaza a debatir en TV

November 16, 2017 / By El Ciudadano A través de su cuenta de Twitter, el diputado comunista Daniel Núñez llamó al empresario Andrónico Luksic a debatir en Canal 13 sobre la propiedad y el pluralismo de los medios de comunicación. El emplazamiento se produjo luego que esta semana la bancada del Partido Comunista anunciara que…

Media freedom in Montenegro: a survey of publications

21 September, 2017 / By rcmediafreedom The media sector in Montenegro is characterised by strong political polarisation. The few examples of non-aligned investigative journalism are subject to both direct and indirect pressure by the financial and political powers in the form of legal actions and, in the worst cases, of physical attacks to reporters and their property. The…

Documento de WikiLeaks revela opinión que tenía Estados Unidos de la prensa chilena: sin investigación, sesgo derechista y autocensurada

11 September, 2017 / By Eirik Vold, El Mostrador Aunque el cable diplomático que describe a la prensa como conservadora es de 2006, poco indica que los medios dominantes, los cuales ejercen la mayor influencia sobre la opinión pública y la agenda política en el país, hayan cambiado sustantivamente. Esta realidad no maquillada, los diplomáticos…

Una guerra que no podemos ganar

August 20, 2017 / By Luis Villadiego, DigitalSevilla En los últimos 40 años hemos asistido a un reagrupamiento paulatino de la mayoría de medios de comunicación con alcance internacional. Hoy en día, más de dos terceras partes de la prensa occidental pertenece a sólo 14 grupos (21st Century Fox, Bertelsmann, CBS Corporation, Comcast, Hearst Corporation,…

Graphic tops all in print market

July 31, 2017 / by Kweku Zurek, graphic.com Six GCGL newspaper brands; Daily Graphic, Junior Graphic, The Mirror, Graphic Showbiz, Graphic Sports and Graphic Business were assessed as part of the research. The GCGL maintained its status as the leading and largest newspaper publishing company in Ghana. The GCGL papers placed first, ahead of Western…