Case   |   Uruguay

Supreme Court convicts journalist in criminal defamation case

APRIL 18, 2007
Posted May 16, 2007

Gustavo Escanlar Patrone, Canal 10


The Uruguayan Supreme Court of Justice ratified a three-month suspended prison sentence against Escanlar, host of the television program “Bendita TV,” in a criminal defamation suit.
April 18, 2007 12:00 PM ET

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Americas Analysis

Leftists Lean on the Latin American Media
By Carlos Lauría

Latin America's new leftist leaders may try to portray themselves as good news for the press, using the rhetoric of liberal democracy. But political and media analysts say these recently installed left-wing administrations are deeply rooted in the region's longstanding culture of authoritarianism.
February 5, 2007 11:56 AM ET
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