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Bonil rectifies with sarcastic cartoon

Cartoonist Bonil was coerced into rectifying his cartoon. His new version is supposed to respect the "actual facts" according to the authorities. (...)

Published on 3 February 2014 Read


New media law – mix of good principles and bad provisions

After several years of controversy and delays, Ecuador’s Organic Law on Communication begins the final stage of approval by the National Assembly (...)

Published on 14 June 2013 Read


Journalist slain in Guayaquil, a day after escaping earlier murder attempt

Reporters Without Borders hopes for quick results from the investigation into journalist Fausto Valdivieso’s murder yesterday in Guayaquil. The (...)

Published on 12 April 2013 Read


Magazine fined 80,000 dollars for “electioneering” before referendum

The electoral disputes tribunal imposed a fine of $80,000 on the opposition magazine Vistazo on 26 September for an editorial it published on 6 (...)

Published on 1 October 2012 Read


Colombian journalist threatened, attacked with steel bar

Orlando Gómez Léon, a Colombian journalist based in the Ecuadorean capital of Quito, was attacked and threatened last week after Semana, a (...)

Published on 22 August 2012 Read


Weekly unable to publish after equipment seized

This week’s issue of the weekly Vanguardia will not go on sale today because its computers and other equipment were seized in a raid carried out (...)

Published on 6 August 2012 Read


Presidential attacks on journalists follow another radio station closure

Guayaquil-based Radio Morena FM 98.1 has been off the air since 6 July following the confiscation of its broadcasting equipment in a major (...)

Published on 17 July 2012 Read

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