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The U-turn: Ecuador's shifting landscape for press freedom

The U-turn: Ecuador's shifting landscape for press freedom

The administration of President Lenín Moreno has dramatically diverged from that of his predecessor, Rafael Correa, who was severely critical of the Ecuadoran press and passed one of the most restrictive media laws in the region. Nonetheless, journalists say they will be wary until Moreno fulfills his promises to scale back the Communications Law and scrap the regulator that enforced it.

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  • Ecuadoran TV journalist receives death threats
  • Ecuadoran TV journalist receives death threats

    On October 15, a Twitter user with the handle alerta_911 wrote that he wanted to shoot journalist Janet Hinostroza, and added that "this is how we clean up the dirty and corrupt press."

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