La Hora seeks to block the enactment of SUPERCOM

The managers of daily La Hora yesterday requested protection actions and precautionary measures to stop the sanction of SUPERCOM for alleged prior censorship. Santiago Guarderas, defense attorney of the media, along with Fernando and Luis Vivanco, submitted these resources in the...

Daily La Hora resists the sanction of SUPERCOM

Daily La Hora was declared in resilience and will refrain from paying the fine imposed by the SUPERCOM for not covering or disseminating the accountability of the mayor of Loja, on February 23. “We declare ourselves in resistance, which is a constitutional principle, seeing...

SuperCom believes that the opinions of the SIP would be an interference

The Superintendency of Information and Communication (SuperCom) noted that the opinions of the Inter American Press about the alleged harassment that would exist in Ecuador toward reporters would be an interference. “This Superintendence does not pursue, democratizes,...

SuperCom refers file of the “Bonil” case to the Prosecution

The Superintendency of Communication (SuperCom) forwarded on February 26 to the Prosecution certified copies of the administrative record that formed the basis for the sanction it imposed on El Universo daily and cartoonist Xavier Bonilla (Bonil). The decision was made under...

Supercom presented study on compliance of the media law

The Superintendency of Communication (SuperCom) presented on February 11 the results of a study on compliance of the Law of Communications, performed to 31 media. For this study, the daily programming of 12 radios and 9 television channels was monitored, as well as the daily...

Superintendent does not rule reforms to tighten the Communications Law

The superintendent of Communication, Carlos Ochoa, said the SuperCom discusses possible reforms to the Communications Law to allow more proportionate to the offense sanctions, but for now there is no deadline for debate in the Assembly. According to El Tiempo from Cuenca, Ochoa...

SuperCom postpones hearing against Bonil

The Superintendency of Communication (SuperCom for its Spanish acronym) decided to postpone the hearing against cartoonist Javier Bonilla, known as ‘Bonil’, he posted yesterday on his Twitter account. The complaint against him was accepted on November 5 and Bonil was...

Mayor Rodas announces he will not pay fine imposed by the Supercom

The Mayor of Quito, Mauricio Rodas, announced on December 29 he will not pay the fine of $ 3,400 imposed by the Superintendency of Information and Communication (Supercom), arguing that as the highest representative of the Municipality of Quito, he was responsible for a cas...