Monthly Archives: December 2011
By Mark Thompson*
The ongoing inquiry into “the culture, practices and ethics of the media” in the United Kingdom spent last month taking statements from victims of the tabloid press. Some were famous (actors, footballers, etc.), while others were ordinary members … Read more
Guatemala: General Telecommunications Law Reform presents a threat for the developing of inclusive media
By Renata Avila*
On 27 September 2011, right after the first round of elections in Guatemala, Congress member Ricardo Villalte proposed a bill to amend the 1996 Telecommunications Law (Congressional Decree 94-96 reformed by Decrees 115-97, 47-2002, 82-2002 and 11-2006).
At a … Read more
Latvia ended analog terrestrial broadcasting on June 1, 2010, following a flawed process of spectrum allocation, minimal public consultation, and without ensuring that the public understood the process or that the most vulnerable members of society were assured of access … Read more