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Freedom of the press organizations warn of dark situation for journalism in Latin America- Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Date: May 2, 2017

2016 was a critical year for the exercise of journalism in the world, according to the annual reports of three international organizations that promote freedom of expression and the press. Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF for its initials in French) and Freedom House of Washington, D.C. published their respective ranks of press freedom levels and conditions for journalism in the world, while the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), which is based in New York City, launched an analysis of attacks on journalists in the past year. In Latin American territory, the situation is no better than in previous years. Twelve countries in the region are in the lower half of the Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index, six of which – Peru, Nicaragua, Panama, Bolivia, Honduras and Cuba – fell at least one from the previous year. Read more>>