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A view of Bogota, Colombia's capital, on September 3, 2017. The mayor of a small town in Colombia threatened a local reporter and fired shots at him, the reporter told CPJ. (Reuters/Henry Romero)

Colombian mayor threatens, shoots at local journalist

Bogotá, Colombia, December 19, 2017 – Colombian authorities should immediately suspend the mayor of a town in northern Colombia, and undertake a swift and credible investigation into reports that he threatened and shot at a local radio journalist, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Supreme Court tells Argentina to avoid bias in allocating ads

New York, March 4, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists hails a ruling by Argentina’s Supreme Court that calls for the omission of discriminatory criteria and “reasonable balance” in the allocation of state advertising. The ruling stems from a 2006 injunction filed by Editorial Perfil, the country’s largest magazine publisher, claiming arbitrary distribution of official advertising.

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