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Police arrest four suspects in assault on Costa Rican journalist
Crime
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Crime
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Police arrest four suspects in assault on Costa Rican journalist

L. Arias - October 2, 2015

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) agents on Friday morning arrested four people suspected of attacking Telenoticias Channel 7 journalist Álvaro Sánchez last July. Police arrested a 29-year-old woman and three…

News photographer among 5 victims found bound, killed in Mexico
Crime
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Crime
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News photographer among 5 victims found bound, killed in Mexico

AFP - August 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY – A news photographer was among the five people found tortured and fatally shot in a Mexico City apartment, a journalism advocacy group said Sunday. Rubén…

Costa Rican journalist attacked, injured by mob at crime scene
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rican journalist attacked, injured by mob at crime scene

The Tico Times - July 21, 2015

Álvaro Sánchez, a reporter for Costa Rica's TV Channel 7 news, Telenoticias, was attacked by a mob Monday night in Desamparados, south of the capital, where he…

Solís looks to reset relations with Costa Rican media
Media matters
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Media matters
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Solís looks to reset relations with Costa Rican media

The Tico Times - May 7, 2015

Casa Presidencial wrapped up a two-day goodwill offensive Wednesday in its attempt to reestablish credibility with the country’s free speech advocates after several clashes with local media — most…

‘Enough,’ says Guatemala journalist group, citing pre-election threats
Crime
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Crime
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‘Enough,’ says Guatemala journalist group, citing pre-election threats

George Rodríguez - January 27, 2015

A hostile and dangerous atmosphere is being created to thwart journalism in Guatemala ahead of elections, the Guatemalan Journalists Association, or APG, has warned. Perpetrators hope to…

Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive

Daniel Salazar M. | Ojo al Voto - October 31, 2014

Ever wonder what Costa Rican lawmakers actually accomplish? Here's a look at the first six months of the current Legislative Assembly, a data analysis project aimed at…

US war reporter Sotloff remembered as brave and fun
Crime
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Crime
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US war reporter Sotloff remembered as brave and fun

AFP - September 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steven Sotloff, the second U.S. journalist murdered by Islamic State militants, was a respected reporter as well known for his irreverent humor as for his…

Remembering pal and roommate James Foley
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering pal and roommate James Foley

Alex Sherman | Bloomberg - August 22, 2014

NEW YORK — James Foley knew the risks of living dangerously and couldn't get enough of them. I know because Jim was a friend of mine. When…

Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize
Global
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Global
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Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize

The Tico Times - August 14, 2014

Costa Rican data journalism trailblazer and investigative reporter Giannina Segnini has won a Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. "From war reporting to data journalism…

Business
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Under Spain’s ‘Google Fee’ law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Mariana Marcaletti | The Washington Post - July 27, 2014

[caption id="attachment_43633" align="alignright" width="300"] (Screenshot)[/caption] Spain was where the "right to be forgotten" began, with the European Commission recently ruling that individuals can demand that Google remove…