The greatest loss that a democracy could suffer is that which derives from the loss of freedom of expression. Democracy and freedom are consubstantial values. Neither can exist authentically if the other is missing. Democracy is lost when dictatorship replaces it. And the second, freedom of expression, when it is suffocated by the silence of … Continue reading “Freedom is the mother of our democracy”
Formal, traditional media, say newspapers, radio and television companies that focused on news broadcasting, have been, together, the pillars that support a free press in the world. They make a rough layer of stainless steel within the ecosystem of information that censorship has often tried to pierce with restrictive laws or the complete suppression of … Continue reading Freedom of the press, until when?
The freedom of the press hasn't yet reached its wholeness in Latin America, but it survives against the pressures, interferences and, in some cases, severe impediments exerted against itself by the governments and organized crime groups that seek to hide their lawlessness. If it hasn't been completely extinguished up to this point - as is … Continue reading IAPA, the wonderful shield against any censorship to the press in the Americas