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‘Media lynching’: Ecuador fines 7 media outlets for not publishing hit piece on opposition candidate – RT News

Following a close presidential runoff in Ecuador, the nation’s media regulator has imposed fines on a total of seven media outlets for failing to publish a story about opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso, who lost by a narrow margin. “It is an act of censorship designed to give the government the role of editor of all media, deciding what to publish or not,”said Cesar Ricaurte, director of the Fundamedios organization that advocates for freedom of the press. Read more>>

Ecuador political news

Following a close presidential runoff in Ecuador, the nation’s media regulator has imposed fines on a total of seven media outlets for failing to publish a story about opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso, who lost by a narrow margin. “It is an act of censorship designed to give the government the role of editor of all media, deciding what to publish or not,”said Cesar Ricaurte, director of the Fundamedios organization that advocates for freedom of the press. Read more>>

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