Ecuavisa accused the Secom of violating the Communications Law

The TV channel Ecuavisa aired yesterday the production ordered by the Ministry of Communication (SECOM), called “This is real freedom,” it was done with a statement in which Ecuavisa indicated that the TV Station rejects the content of this because according t...

Alianza País rejects resolution of the SIP

The Alianza País (AP) ruling majority rejected the decision of the Inter American Press Association (SIP for its Spanish acronym), which required the Communications Act to be derogated for allegedly restricting rights by controlling content and the imposition of sanctions on the...

Court rejects claims of unconstitutionality against Communication Law

The Constitutional Court (CC) yesterday denied all three claims of unconstitutionality brought against several articles of the Communication Law (LOC for its Spanish acronym). In addition, the court changed the text of three of them. The decision was approved by the court plenary...

Correa denies that closure of Hoy Daily be for Communication Law

President Rafael Correa rejected this Monday that the Communication Law has forced the Hoy Daily to close its print edition, as noted by the media, and attributed it to a “gross mismanagement.” Correa, promoter of the Communication Law that increased control over the...

Employees of the media wait for competency certification

In July, occupational licenses for media workers, as photographers, cameramen and sound engineers would be delivered. In September will be the opening of the technic and technology careers to comply with the provision on the professionalism of people that work in the media....

87 complaints against media were registered in a year

After a year of putting into effect the Communication Law, 87 complaints were registered against the media. From these, 27 are from citizens, 14  from self-governments and 14 from social groups. The Superintendent of Information and Communications, Carlos Ochoa, said: “At...

Ecuadorian journalists commemorate World Press Day

Today, May 3, the World Press Day is celebrated, which was proclaimed by the Assembly of the United Nations. Ecuadorian journalists commemorate today for the first time in the country, the World Day of Press Freedom, this, despite being exposed and under supervision of the...

Correa: “It is perfectly legitimate to have a communication law”

The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, defended the regulation of the media, facing to criticism from the international press and organizations that defend freedom of expression. In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El País, Correa said that all power needs social...
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