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Closure of Colombian publication leaves region without newspaper

The Colombian Federation of Journalists (FECOLPER) called the closure of the newspaper El Liberal in the city of Popayán, Cauca on Saturday, Dec. 15, a blow to freedom of expression. The loss of the newspaper will leave the region hardest hit by unemployment, poverty and armed conflict without a newspaper, according to a statement from the organization.  Read more »


Colombian officer accused of using excessive force against photojournalist said it was an accident

The Colombian police officer accused of using excessive force against a photojournalist said it was all an accident during his first disciplinary hearing, reported the newspaper El Tiempo. Both the officer and the photographer had an opportunity to detail their sides of the story during the hearing, the daily said. Read more »


Latin American journalists featured in International Day to End Impunity campaign

Several Latin American journalists are featured as part of the International Freedom of Expression Network’s (IFEX) International Day to End Impunity, a month-long campaign that recounts how reporters, human rights activists, and artists from around the world have been forcibly silenced for their advocacy on promoting freedom of expression. The campaign culminates on Friday, Nov. 23. Read more »


FNPI moderates Twitter debate over the relationship between advertising and journalism

The dismissal of Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo from the online magazine Kien&Ke for publishing an opinion piece about the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales' influence on the country's media has generated controversy since it was first announced in October. Read more »


Application extended for the Latin American Prize for Drug Journalism


The period to apply for the Latin American Prize for Drug Journalism 2012 has been extended until midnight, Friday, Nov. 2, (Buenos Aires time) according to the Civil Exchange Association of Argentina, the organization responsible for the contest. Read more »


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