CPJ disappointed by dissolution of local press freedom group
November 12, 2004 12:00 PM ET
New York, November 12, 2004—The noted Argentine press freedom organization PERIODISTAS dissolved yesterday amid internal differences. The group, which was established nine years ago to defend local journalists against press freedom abuses, said in a press release that, "after a long internal discussion about the association's main goals, it was impossible to find a consensus to incorporate all the different points of view."
"PERIODISTAS has done extremely important work uniting the Argentine media, defending local journalists, and promoting press freedom in Latin America," said CPJ Executive Director Ann Cooper. "We are disappointed about the group's dissolution and hope its members will continue to work to defend local journalists."
Newspaper and radio station offices damaged during forced entry linked to ownership dispute
July 6, 2016 2:18 PM ET
New York, July 6, 2016--Argentine authorities should investigate the forced entry and damage caused at the Buenos Aires offices of the newspaper Tiempo Argentino and radio station, Radio América, on July 4, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The newspaper was being run by a journalists' collective after...