By: Roy Greenslade | Guardian.co.uk
Ecuador may be a small South American country of which we know little,* but we journalists should certainly get to know more about it in current circumstances.
Throughout this year there has been a rapidly growing threat to freedom of expression in the country.
Now a five-day mission by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has found that matters have reached a critical point.
It discovered “a bitter conflict between private media professionals and the government and media favourable to the government.”