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Venezuelan pro-opposition TV station eases combative stance after sale

An employee walks through the headquarters of Globovision, a Venezuelan opposition TV channel
An employee walks through the headquarters of Globovision, a Venezuelan opposition TV channel

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The following is a CPJ Blog post by John Otis, CPJ Andes Consultant:

That didn't take long.
Nine days after the pro-opposition TV station Globovisión was sold to businessmen rumored to have close ties to the Venezuelan government, the station's new leader was welcomed to Miraflores Palace for a cordial sit-down with President Nicolás Maduro.

"You all know why Globovisión could not come to Miraflores Palace" in the past, Globovisión President Juan Domingo Cordero told reporters after the May 21 meeting. "That's never going to happen again."

Read the full story on CPJ's website.

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