In Colombia, Journalists Have Many Enemies

Santos, Francisco
March 2001
Nieman Reports;Spring2001, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p12
Examines the dangers faced by journalists in Colombia. Analysis of the armed conflict situation in Colombia; Impact of the military situation in the country on the day-to-day reporting made by newspapers and journalists; Impact of the war for ratings in television on journalism.


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