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  • 29 January 2013 | {CATEGORY}

    At El País, a Newsroom Turns on Itself

    A strange routine started last month in the newsroom of El País newspaper in Madrid. As the heads of sections entered a conference room for their daily 6 p.m. meeting with the editor-in-chief, almost all the publication's other journalists would stop working and start to count, out loud, up to 129. Why?
  • 5 September 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    Spanish Government Seeks Good News with Broadcaster Purge

    After several high-profile reporters were fired this summer, how will Spain's national broadcaster cover that country's street protests, elections in the Basque and Galician regions, and the possibility of an EU sovereign bailout? Will RTVE remain a credible, independent voice, or has it reverted to being a government mouthpiece?