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Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom

The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...

3 Jun 2019

ECUADOR

Ecuadoran cartoonist sanctioned over sketch

QUITO, ECUADOR: A newspaper cartoonist was sanctioned by a new Ecuadoran media watchdog after publishing an image deemed harmful to President Rafael Correa, the artist said.

3 Feb 2014

FRANCE

World's Press welcomes Ecuador pardon, but...

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have welcomed Ecuador President Rafael Correa's decision to pardon the executives and former opinion editor of the El Universo newspaper, but said the charges and conviction should never have occurred in the first place.

29 Feb 2012

ECUADOR

WAN-IFRA denounces Ecuador government's authoritarian turn

QUITO, ECUADOR / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) published a report recently that illustrates how the government of Ecuador is carrying out "a sophisticated strategy of marginalising all voices independent of state power".

30 Jan 2012

PERU

Government advertising, state-owned media are control weapons, says IAPA

LIMA, PERU: Use of official advertising to reward or punish news media and government takeovers of media in several parts of the Americas continue to be powerful weapons used to hinder the free flow of information, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) concluded on winding up its 67th General Assembly held recently in Lima, Peru.

26 Oct 2011