Aggressive attitude of media outlets repeats in countries with progressive presidents

Caracas, Jun 22 ABN.- The aggressive attitude of the private media outlets repeats in the countries in which have been elected progressive presidents, affirmed the Venezuelan journalist Eleazar Diaz Rangel, on an article published on Sunday.

The journalist said that the relation between media outlets and government that exist in Venezuela since ten years ago with the election of president Hugo Chavez repeats as there have been elected governments with similar characteristics.

Diaz Rangel also explained that presidents “Evo Morales and Rafael Correa have denounced it very categorical, precise and reiteratively.”

Moreover, he added that “It is present, with matrix, in Argentina, and President Cristina Fernandez commented it recently; and with Bachelet in Chile, it is implacable the campaign of El Mercurio and its press. Even in Honduras it is possible to find the same characteristics of that relation.’

Diaz Rangel quoted Brazil’s president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who weeks ago declared that “he does not read the newspapers of his country because it causes him acidity and he lamented the damaging attitude that the media use against his government.”

“All these and even more occurs in Latin America,” the journalist stressed. As well as he expressed that the situation starts to be seen in the United States.

He highlighted the denounce recently issued by the US president Barack Obama against the far right channel Fox News.


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