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Bolivia - No state advertising for “politicized” media in Bolivia

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns last week's government announcement that “politicized” news media will be denied the funding that comes from state advertising. The announcement was made on 10 August by Vice-President Alvaro García Linera, who said state advertising would be withheld from media outlets “that lie” and “practice party politics.” The government is acting under “Supreme Decree 181,” which has been in effect since 2009 and which allows the authorities to allocate state advertising as (...)

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