Ricardo Gangeme

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Argentina

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

Wile Argentina fell deeper into economic crisis during 2001, and President Fernando de la Rúa resigned in disgrace as a result, the media worked largely unhindered. But the worsening economy hurt advertising and sales, and the Supreme Court dealt damaging...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Argentina

March 19, 2001 12:09 PM ET

IN A FRUSTRATING YEAR FOR PRESS FREEDOM in Argentina, a proposed bill that would have eliminated criminal penalties for defamation cases involving public officials foundered after local journalists implicated members of the Senate in a major bribery scandal. Senators who...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: 1999 Death Toll: Listed by Country

March 22, 2000 12:10 PM ET

[Click here for full list of documented cases] At its most fundamental level, the job of a journalist is to bear witness. In 1999, journalists in Sierra Leone witnessed rebels' atrocities against civilians in the streets of Freetown. In the...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Argentina

March 22, 2000 12:09 PM ET

During his decade in office, former president Carlos Menem used a flurry of lawsuits to stifle independent reporting in Argentina. His best efforts failed. When Menem stepped down on December 10, he left behind a vital and independent Argentine press....

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Asesinado Ricardo Gangeme, director de El Informador Chubutense

June 14, 1999 12:00 AM ET

14 de junio de 1999 Carlos Saúl Menem Presidente de la Repœblica de Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Su Excelencia, El Comité para la Protección de Periodistas (CPJ, por sus siglas en inglés) le escribe esta misiva para expresar su preocupación...

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Editor and Publisher Ricardo Gangeme Murdered

May 14, 1999 12:00 PM ET

May 14, 1999 Carlos Saúl Menem President of Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Your Excellency, Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is writing to express its sorrow over yesterday's murder of Ricardo Gangeme, publisher and editor of the weekly...

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