Colombia's War Takes Place on a Global Stage

Gomez, Ignacio G.
March 2001
Nieman Reports;Spring2001, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the efforts of journalists and newspapers such as the El Espectador to report the armed conflict in Colombia. Brief history of the El Espectador newspaper; Examination of several news stories published in the newspaper; Investigations on the alleged human rights violations against paramilitary fighters in Colombia.


Related Articles

  • THE COLOMBIAN PRESS HANGS IN. Newell, Coke // Columbia Journalism Review;Mar/Apr1990, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p64 

    The article discusses the problems and threats to human lives faced by the Colombian press. Seventeen Colombian newspaper employees were assassinated in 1989. Two major Colombian newspapers were bombed including Vanguardia Liberal and El Espectador. Publisher Luis Gabriel Cano of Espectador...

  • Reporters as targets. Contreras, J. // Newsweek;10/2/89, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p59 

    Talks about the problems plaguing Colombia's second largest newspaper, `El Espectador,' since it began calling for the extradition to the US of Colombia's notorious drug lords. The headquarters of the paper was bombed and a reporter and the paper's lawyer killed by gunmen.

  • La fotografía y el texto en la construcción del framing de la Primavera Árabe: un análisis del cubrimiento y tratamiento informativo de la prensa de referencia Colombiana, en 2011. Córdoba Hernández, Ana María // Observatorio (OBS*);2015, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p149 

    2011 would be remembered as a year packed with protests and world outrage. Images of squares filled with protesters were seen around the world. Since then, this pattern of social demonstration has been happening without interruption. This academic paper analyzes how the Colombian print media...

  • REPORTERS UNDER FIRE IN COLOMBIA. Lauría, Carlos // NACLA Report on the Americas;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p36 

    Reports on the crimes committed against journalists in Colombia. Research conducted by the Committee to Protect Journalists on the deaths of several journalists; Strategies that are indicative of the war being waged by armed groups against journalists; Journalist who were assassinated or...

  • New regime. Thomson, Adam // Latin Trade (English);Dec98, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p10 

    Focuses on Grupo Empresarial Bavaria's acquisition of a stake of the Colombian national daily `El Espectador.' Missing link in the group's growing media and telecommunications empire; Owners' plan to utilize the newspaper as a mouthpiece for their Liberal-Party political leanings; Goal of...

  • The Providence Journal.  // Hill;7/19/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 88, p24 

    The article presents a report from "The Providence Journal," regarding the realignment of paramilitary forces in Iraq. According to the account, 10 of 11 Sunni tribal chieftains, who supported al-Qaida against the U.S., got fed up with cultural restrictions enforced by the international...

  • Case Study: LASHKAR e TAIBA FIDAYIN RAID, 2000. Zaidi, Syed Manzar Abbas // Counter Terrorist;Oct/Nov2009, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p8 

    The article presents a case study of the operation of Lashkar e Taiba paramilitary organization in Afghanistan. The organization has given a whole new dimension to the concept of jihad by launching fidayin raids against Indian forces and military installations. An individual who is considered as...

  • Colombian Lay People's Willingness to Forgive Different Actors of the Armed Conflict: Results from a Pilot Study. López-López, Wilson; Marín, Claudia Pineda; Murcia León, María Camila; Perilla Garzón, Diana Carolina; Mullet, Etienne // Psicológica;2012, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p655 

    A pilot study examined lay people's willingness to forgive acts that were committed by actors of the armed conflicts in Colombia. The participants (100 persons living in Bogota) were shown vignettes describing cases in which a member of the guerilla or a member of the former paramilitary forces...

  • Bogota's threat from the right. LaFranchi, Howard // Christian Science Monitor;5/25/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 127, p1 

    Discusses the rising power of right-wing armed groups in Colombia's prolonged civil conflict. Execution of their opponents in Barrancabermeja; Threat posed by paramilitaries to government stability; Autonomy of guerrillas from the government.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics