Argentina / 2010

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Journalist stabbed to death in Buenos Aires

September 10, 2010 3:44 PM ET

New York, September 10, 2010--Unidentified assailants stabbed reporter Adams Ledesma Valenzuela to death in an impoverished neighborhood in Buenos Aires on Saturday, local and international press reported. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on local authorities today to fully investigate the murder and to bring all those responsible to justice....

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In the Americas, Big Brother is watching reporters

February 16, 2010 12:56 AM ET

By Carlos Lauría The topic being investigated by two Colombian reporters was explosive enough that it required unusual security. Fearful that the subjects would learn prematurely of the story, the reporters took separate notes, which they did not share and which they later destroyed. They didn’t communicate by telephone...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Argentina

February 16, 2010 12:51 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments• New broadcast law sparks contentious debate, raises concerns.• In major victory, criminal defamation laws are repealed. Key Statistic 200: Tax agents who raided Clarín in apparent reprisal for the newspaper’s coverage. Press freedom advocates won two important victories as congress decriminalized defamation, and a federal court...

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