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Reports   |   Argentina

In government-media fight, Argentine journalism suffers

In the pitched battle between Cristina Kirchner’s administration and critical media outlets such as those owned by Grupo Clarín, the very credibility of journalism is at stake. Argentine citizens are deprived of objective sources of information on vital political and economic issues. A CPJ special report by Sara Rafsky

Newspapers including Clarín annouce the election of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Buenos Aires on Oct. 29, 2007. (Reuters/Ivan Alvarado)

Reports   |   Argentina

News for Sale: CPJ Special Report

In Argentina, millions of pesos in government advertising are distributed without clear rules or standards. News coverage is influenced as critics are punished and government-friendly outlets are rewarded.
October 23, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Reports   |   Argentina, Bolivia, Multimedia

Bolivia's Historic Moment: Audio Slideshow

Carlos Lauría discusses the backstroy of this special report

September 25, 2007 9:07 PM ET

Reports   |   Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela

Static in Venezuela

The Chavez administration pulls a broadcast license as it asserts media muscle

April 24, 2007 12:00 AM ET


Dangerous Assignments   |   Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, El Salvador, India, Iraq, Ireland, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Turkey

Deadly News

By Mathew Hansen

Hundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments

Dangerous Assignments   |   Argentina, France, Haiti, Mexico

Taking sides: Haiti

Under Haiti's new transitional government, journalists-especially those who supported former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide-remain at risk in a politically polarized environment.

By Carlos Lauria and Jean-Roland Chery

Nearly five months after the ouster of President Jean Bertrand Aristide, journalists in Haiti still confront great dangers in a country marked by lawlessness. Before the unrest began in September 2003, journalists working for private radio stations were often targeted for their anti-Aristide coverage. But the nature of the threat has shifted, with journalists who supported Aristide now at particular risk, an investigation by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has found.

July 26, 2004 12:00 AM ET


June 15, 2004 8:19 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Argentina, Georgia, India, Vietnam

Dangerous Assignments 20th Anniversary: Jailhouse Memories

Living in an Argentine prison during the Falklands War.
May 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Dangerous Assignments   |   Argentina, China, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Turkey, Vietnam

Dangerous Assignments 20th Anniversary: In the Beginning

CPJ's mission began 20 years ago with two volunteers, a typewriter, and a letter to Walter Cronkite.
May 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

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