Tag archives for Journalism

Freedom of press as a human right

Policy makers and governments should know that information is a human right. People has the right to know what is happening in their society, their country and the planet everywhere, even if such information is labeled by certain individuals as top secret or confidential under premises such as national security or global wars on anything. 

Debate on journalist dismissal

Javier Darío Restrepo worked in El Colombiano for 17 years as a columnist of opinion. This is the prestigious daily newspaper of Medellín that was founded in 1912. He was suspended to continue under the argument that the administration was reorganizing the opinion section. The action became a news in Colombia and opened the debate […]

El Espectador again a daily journal

If you read the history of journalism in Colombia, you will find a name: El Espectador, the oldest Colombian newspaper that returns to its daily edition. Fidel Cano founded El Espectador on March 22, 1887 in Medellín as a political, literature, news and business newspaper. In 1915 was published in Bogotá and it remains in […]

Semana was awared in Spain for denounce Para-politic

The Colombian Magazine Semana received the prestigious King of Spain Journalist Award for denounce the Para-politic. During several articles, journalist Alejandro Santos denounced those politicians who were involved with Paramilitary groups or recived economical support for their candidate campaigns for official  seats. King Juan Carlos de Borbón giving the award to Alejandro Santos. Picture from […]

Cambodian journalists of the future

PHNOM PENH: 1st November 2007 — Social communication students from Don Bosco Sihanoukville leaded by the Colombian communicator Albeiro Rodas, visited The Cambodian Daily, The Mirror and Globe Magazine in the capital on October 30, three of the most important of the print media in Cambodia. The boys, who are starting a two year program […]