TITLE

Living la vida loca

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Editor & Publisher;10/23/99, Vol. 132 Issue 43, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the fears of Latin American journalists with violence directed against them, as dramatized by the Inter American Press Association during its 55th annual general assembly. Examples of incidents demonstrating violence directed against the Latin American mass media; Efforts of Colombian President Andres Pastrana in improving the country's criminal justice system to address violence directed against journalists.
ACCESSION #
2432293

 

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