Category Archives: Reporters Without Borders

Choking Free Expression in Turkey

by Gabby LaVerghetta Turkey’s The Daily Hürriyet reported earlier this month that Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) proposed a set of changes to the Constitution Conciliation Council that would severely limit freedom of the press. The changes would … Continue reading

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Letter from Mexico: Carlos Marín & the Elections

by Rick Rockwell Carlos Marín has become both a symbol and a propaganda tool during Mexico’s elections.  As this is being written, millions of Mexicans are at the polls, voting for a new president.  Although he’s not on the ballot, … Continue reading

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Chavez & the Media: A History of Conflict

by Allison Dickinson Special to Sutradhar’s Market Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frías is a polarizing figure, seemingly either adored or despised, depending upon the commenting public figure or media outlet. Venezuela’s media have had a tumultuous relationship with the leader, … Continue reading

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Mexico: Journalists & the Drug War

by Rick Rockwell Later this month, this author marks a rather sad anniversary:  15 years of writing about media repression in Latin America.  That first article was a piece for The Chicago Tribune about a Mexican journalist who was granted … Continue reading

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