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Puerto Rico: Journalism Called Into Question

Former President of the Association of Puerto Rican Journalists (ASPPRO), Wilda Rodríguez, wrote a scathing column [es] on the current state of journalism in Puerto Rico for local blog 80grados.net. In it, she asks for what she refers to as “simply the basics”: journalism that is informed, honest, and sensible, in order to make a better country – not before saying that:

[…] the majority of journalists are sloppy, ignorant, and undeserving of the distinction of being chroniclers of the people.

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