#AbusoPoder | #NoalVentajismo | News | Noticias | 6 agosto 2018

Súmate pide a la Fiscalía investigar campaña y compra de votos de Maduro

sumate yomonitoreo Súmate exigió ante la Fiscalía la apertura de una investigación al presidente Nicolás Maduro por el uso de recursos y bienes del Estado durante la campaña electoral para los comicios del 20 de mayo, así como la coacción y la compra de votos. La ONG indicó que durante 26 días continuos, el mandatario hizo  57 alocuciones con un promedio de 2 intervenciones por día, “que fueron transmitidas en directo por Venezolana de Televisión y retransmitidas por la plataforma de medios de comunicación del Estado, integrada por TVES, Vive TV, ANTV, Telesur, Ávila TV, Tvfan, y las 76 emisoras de radio públicas (Radio Nacional de Venezuela 10 AM y 62 FM, y el Circuito YVKE Mundial con 4 emisoras AM en Caracas, Zulia, Mérida y Nueva Esparta)”. ... ver más
Analysis | English | News | 5 octubre 2015

Press Association decries communication totalitarianism in Venezuela

Students sit on the pavement reading "Censorship is dictatorship" during an anti-government protest in Caracas in 2014. At its 71st general assembly meeting in Charleston, South Carolina in the United States this weekend, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA, SIP in Spanish) highlighted the anti-democratic nature of the Venezuelan government’s control of media in the country. What else have the governments of Argentina, Ecuador, Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia and Nicaragua done, for example that is not to unceasingly communicate lies to people and rationing freedom of expression to suit their own interests?  ... ver más
English | News | 10 septiembre 2014

Venezuela’s Press Crackdown Stokes Growth of Online Media

A sports presenter for Vivoplay, a web-TV broadcaster, in Caracas. Digital Alternatives Expand as Newspapers and Broadcasters Struggle. Angel Alayon’s Prodavinci.com blog, with its serious political analysis, drew a few dozen readers when he started five years ago. This year, the economist has seen unique monthly visitors more than double, to 239,000—the kind of growth that has become typical recently in this news-starved nation. ... ver más
English | News | 4 marzo 2014

Death of free press in Venezuela?

A woman holds up a sign reading "No paper, no jobs", during a protest by newspaper workers and opposition parties to demand from the government U.S. dollars at a prime rate to buy paper for their publications, in Caracas A newsprint shortage threatens to shut down Venezuela’s dailies–and usher in a pro-government media. For over a year, Venezuela has suffered wartime-like scarcity of basic goods such as rice, coffee and toilet paper. While the shortages have emboldened the government’s critics, a recent lack of newsprint could potentially quieten the opposition, as the regime led by President led Nicolás Maduro tightens its grip on the country’s newspaper sector. ... ver más
English | News | 24 febrero 2014

Venezuela shuts off the internet, not satisfied with blocking Twitter and TV

venezuela protests for peace and human rights 2014 It’s a familiar narrative at this point: governments facing mass protests tighten their grip on state-run media outlets and internet providers to keep a lid on incriminating information they’d rather not have broadcast to the entire world. In Venezuela right now, where protests over food security and the poor economy have snowballed over the past week and become violent riots that have left at least five dead, socialist President Nicolás Maduro’s government is ramping up censorship. ... ver más
English | News | Reports | 22 febrero 2014

Venezuelan NGO shows abuse of government media during protests

Haz click para información completa del Cadenómetro Since recent protests began in Venezuela, the government has increased its abuse of the “national blanket broadcast” to criticize activists and promote its own political agenda. In 2013, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro utilized the “national blanket broadcast” (cadena nacional) 202 times for a total of 169 horas (28 minutes every day).* During election campaigns–and also now as nationwide anti-government protests are underway in Venezuela–the president has increased the abuse of this communication strategy. ... ver más
English | News | Video | 22 febrero 2014

Venezuela threatens to block CNN if protest coverage continues (video)

nicolas-maduro Nicolás Maduro has said CNN’s programming only shows war and claims they want to make Venezuela look as if they were in a civil war. If they don’t take it back and rectify their content, Maduro says they will be blocked from Venezuela. There’s no doubt there’s a situation of unrest in Venezuela, and every day that goes by it gets worse, according to the images, videos and posts we see from the people living there and going through very scary times. ... ver más
English | News | Video | 22 febrero 2014

Protests swell in Venezuela as places to rally disappear (video)

Génesis Carmona was taken away after being shot on Tuesday. She died the next day. Mauricio Centeno/Diario Notitarde, via Associated Press Venezuela is being convulsed by the biggest protests since the country’s longtime president, the charismatic Hugo Chávez, died nearly a year ago. CARACAS, Venezuela — The only television station that regularly broadcast voices critical of the government was sold last year, and the new owners have softened its news coverage. ... ver más
English | News | 22 febrero 2014

Nicolás Maduro threatens to expel CNN for Venezuela protest coverage

maduro2(59) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro threatened on Thursday to expel television network CNN from the country if it did not “rectify” the way it has covered deadly political protests. At least five people have been killed in unrest that the government blames on opposition-led “fascists” and that its rivals blame on the security forces. ... ver más
English | News | Reports | 12 septiembre 2013

Partisan use of State TV signal (Venezuela Alert #22)

Nicolas-Maduro-y-Tribunal-Supremo-de-Justicia-TSJ-Venezuela PARTISAN USE OF THE STATE TV SIGNAL By: Monitoreo Ciudadano/ @yomonitoreo President Nicolás Maduro abused the signal of the state-owned television channel for a broadcast by the Carabobo Command in support of the election campaign of the pro-government United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). ... ver más