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Inés Gaviria

Gaviria is an exchange student from the University in Navarra in Spain. She is interested in international journalism and in convergence journalism.
Stories By Inés Gaviria
Forced to resign, Venezuelan journalist thrives online
By  • 31 July 2015
"The government guarantees impunity for these people and allows them to commit these kind of crimes." The career of Tamoa Calzadilla embodies the challenges faced by independent reporters in Venezuela under President Nicolás Maduro and…
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Twice-fired Venezuelan journalist fights on
By  • 20 July 2015
“Once the government knows you who are…they never forget it.” Being an opposition journalist in Venezuela under former president Hugo Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro has never been easy. But since street protests in…
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Venezuela's press under fire
By  • 6 August 2014
Facing anti-government protests, President Nicolás Maduro’s government cracks down on the press. June 27 was Venezuela’s“Day of the Journalist.” This year, however, many journalists found little to celebrate. Press freedom violations including assaults, intimidation and…
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'Disinformation' fuels US child migrant crisis
By  • 8 July 2014
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to address wave of children from Central America. President Obama has put a price on the costs of the wave of child immigrants arriving at the U.S.’s southern border. On July…
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Reporter who met Colombia's FARC reflects
By  • 17 June 2014
Spanish journalist David Beriáin is one of the few reporters to interview a leader of the FARC on the Colombian guerrilla movement's own turf. In 2008, tensions between the Colombian government and Marxist guerrillas from…
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Ex-hostage Betancourt struggles to forgive
By  • 19 May 2014
Six years after being rescued from her captors, a former Colombian presidential candidate seeks solace in religion After she was caught during her fourth escape attempt, Ingrid Betancourt was beaten and led by a chain…
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Vietnamese blogger arrested for "abusing freedoms"
By  • 16 May 2014
Vietnamese police have arrested the founder of a popular blog and his assistant, accusing the two of disseminating anti-state articles. Nguyen Huu Vin founded the blog and news website “Ba Sam,” which means “Talking Nonsense,”…
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Journalist slayings tarnish Brazil’s moment
By  • 10 May 2014
[caption id="attachment_2500" align="alignright" width="485"] The website for CPJ's special report on the Brazilian press.With soccer’s World Cup taking place in a month, all eyes are now on Brazil. Yet soccer is not the only reason…
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Cuban journalist held after police dog attack story
By  • 21 April 2014
A Cuban journalist who wrote a story about a police dog attack during an effort by authorities to halt a brawl has been jailed on terrorism charges. Juliet Michelena Díaz was arrested April 7, three…
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US created 'Cuban Twitter' to provoke unrest in the country
By  • 7 April 2014
An investigation carried out by the Associated Press reveals that the US created a social network similar to Twitter to weaken Cuba's communist government. The social network was called ZunZuneo and was active from 2009 to…
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