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An exodus of top journalists from Globovision appeared to dim all hope Thursday for preserving editorial independence at what had been Venezuela’s last nationally broadcast opposition TV channel.

At least a dozen journalists quit this week, complaining of government censorship, after the channel’s best-known on-air personality, Leopoldo Castillo, announced that his signature show, “Hello, Citizen,” was being taken off the air. Castillo was named a news director at Globovision in May when the station’s sale was completed to businessmen friendly with the socialist heirs of the late President Hugo Chavez.

The sale was announced before the April 14 presidential election in which Chavez’s hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, defeated opposition leader Henrique Capriles by a razor-thin margin. The seller, Guillermo Zuloaga, said state harassment, including fines, had left him no other option.
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Venezuela journalists jump ship, complaining of government censorship
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2013, 03:15:47 PM »
Free expression for all, in Venezuela or anywhere in the world, censor a television station that is not going to stop an entire people have different ideas... No podemos dejar que el gobierno de ningun pais nos censure solo por que pensamos diferentes.. Arriba Venezuela.

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Debemos siempre proclamar por la libertad de expresion, que no existan barreras, y que no nos callen esta boca!

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Re: Venezuela journalists jump ship, complaining of government censorship
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2013, 06:36:02 PM »
En la mayoria de los periodistas existen muchas barreras que les limitan y ellos tambien son entes reguladores que censuran al mismo tiempo...

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Re: Venezuela journalists jump ship, complaining of government censorship
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2013, 11:01:35 PM »
Y que pasa cuando es la prensa que agrede? esto no lo consideran muchas veces, por eso tambien se dan estas cosas

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Re: Venezuela journalists jump ship, complaining of government censorship
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2013, 06:46:02 PM »
Recuerdo muchos periodistas callados a la fuerza, eso es censura pero de la cruel, a plomos, asi no existe libertad
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Re: Venezuela journalists jump ship, complaining of government censorship
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2013, 02:14:09 AM »
En venezuela, en Colombia, en chile, ecuador, en bolivia, en uruguay, en panama, creo que no me va alcanzar las horas, en todos lados pasa lo mismo