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Deputies pass amended broadcasting law, new challenge ahead

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the Chamber of Deputies’ approval of the proposed Broadcasting Communication Services Law (LSCA) by 50 votes to (...)

Published on 12 December 2013 Read


“Pressure from big media must not endanger proposed media law”

Reporters Without Borders supports a proposed broadcast media law, known as the SCA or Ley de Medios, which Uruguay’s Chamber of Deputies began (...)

Published on 9 July 2013 Read


Internet assault on investigative journalist

A far-right wing group in Uruguay has mounted an Internet attack of intimidation on a journalist who specializes in investigations into the (...)

Published on 9 February 2011 Read


Government urged to protect newspaper editor and her children who have been getting death threats

Reporters Without Borders is concerned for the safety of Marlene Vaz, a journalist based in the northeastern town of Río Branco, and her family, (...)

Published on 14 April 2008 Read


New community media law gets final approval from parliament

Reporters Without Borders hails the definitive adoption of a community media law by the chamber of representatives on 12 December. The press (...)

Published on 14 December 2007 Read


Warm welcome for Senate backing for new community media law

Reporters Without Borders today welcomed a vote in the senate yesterday approving a new law on community media which will allow for a fair and (...)

Published on 15 November 2007 Read


Alleged drug trafficker threatens and assaults journalist

Reporters Without Borders today called for protection for journalist César Casavieja, founder and editor of the weekly Señal de alerta, who (...)

Published on 22 March 2007 Read


Journalist threatened by soldiers “nostalgic for military dictatorship”

Reporters Without Borders today condemned death threats sent by e-mail last week to freelance journalist Alfonso Lessa by a person calling (...)

Published on 11 October 2006 Read

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