Correa vs. Crudo

La extraña historia de una pelea virtual entre el creador de una página de Facebook y el presidente de Ecuador –una pelea que se volvió demasiado real. Más aquí. // The strange story of a virtual fight between the creator of a Facebook page and the President of Ecuador  –a fight that became too real. … Continue reading Correa vs. Crudo

My Comment on Correa’s Relationship with the Media for Al Jazeera’s ‘Listening Post’

I was recently invited to comment on Rafael Correa and his relationship with the media for Al Jazeera’s Listening Post. We’ve covered the issue in Global Voices, and I wrote about Correa’s victory in the libel case against El Universo in this blog in February. My response was recorded after Correa announced he would pardon … Continue reading My Comment on Correa’s Relationship with the Media for Al Jazeera’s ‘Listening Post’

Correa’s Victory in Libel Case Sparks Mixed Reactions Among Ecuadorian Netizens

On Thursday, February 16, Ecuador’s highest court upheld a verdict favoring President Rafael Correa in a libel case against newspaper El Universo. The original libel suit was triggered by an opinion column written by journalist Emilio Palacio. As Milton Ramirez reported in a previous post for Global Voices: According to Correa’s lawyer, Palacio’s editorial [es] … Continue reading Correa’s Victory in Libel Case Sparks Mixed Reactions Among Ecuadorian Netizens