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CPJ visits Ecuador to measure press freedom after the Correa era – Ecuador Times

CPJ is an independent non-profit organization that defends press freedom throughout the world. A delegation of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is in Ecuador to evaluate press freedom and investigate restrictions and threats to media and professionals nine months after Rafael Correa handed over the government to Lenin Moreno. The high-level mission that will remain in the country until next Friday, formally began today in the city of Guayaquil its meetings with journalists, associations and media to see first hand the situation facing the sector and assess whether the Moreno’s executive complies with his promises of greater respect for journalism. “There is a concern about the situation of press freedom in Ecuador since the Correa administration, we came several times to speak with journalists and exchange views,” Joel Simon, executive director of CPJ, told Efe. Read more>>

Ecuador Fundamedios Media Watchdog's Impending Closure Creates International Backlash Over Free Speech -

CPJ is an independent non-profit organization that defends press freedom throughout the world. A delegation of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is in Ecuador to evaluate press freedom and investigate restrictions and threats to media and professionals nine months after Rafael Correa handed over the government to Lenin Moreno. The high-level mission that will remain in the country until next Friday, formally began today in the city of Guayaquil its meetings with journalists, associations and media to see first hand the situation facing the sector and assess whether the Moreno’s executive complies with his promises of greater respect for journalism. “There is a concern about the situation of press freedom in Ecuador since the Correa administration, we came several times to speak with journalists and exchange views,” Joel Simon, executive director of CPJ, told Efe. Read more>>

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