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Journalism in Cuba

The Risks of Journalism In Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.21.2015 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Belonging to an outlawed media outlet makes the work even more problematic, and gives a clandestine character to a job that should be a profession like any other. Now, if we look at "the glass half full," the limitation of not being able to access official spaces has freed us, in 14ymedio, from that journalism of "statements" that produces such harmful effects.

Cuba's Official Press: Triumphalism, Blacklisting and Censorship

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The original sin of the official press is not the press, but propaganda. It emerged to sustain the ideological political-economic model and it can't shed that genesis.

'Calling Us Communists Makes Us Look Bad'

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Press agencies need to strengthen and carefully review their codes of ethics when dealing with Cuba.

Being a Journalist in Cuba: Success Is Measured By Your Ability To Make Things Up

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.08.2014 | Media
Yoani Sanchez

Several generations of information professionals have had to approach their work through censorship, ideological propaganda and the applause of power.

Two News Stories, One Focus: If You Can't Blame the Victim Say Nothing

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Drama is an inseparable companion of journalism, as those of us who exercise this profession know well. But in the midst of tragedy, we must maintain the ability to discern why the national media treats certain events as so significant, while other news is simply completely silenced.