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Colombia: Kien&Ke's Director Resigns After Journalist's Dismissal

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism

Maria Elvira Bonilla, director of online portal Kien & Ke, resigned after acknowledging her error in firing journalist Daniel Pardo for his column about the influence exercised by the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales [1] in media like W Radio [2] [es]-a case that sparked outrage among Colombians [3].

Bonilla confirmed her resignation through a column titled ‘One last reflection’ [4] [es], where she recognizes the error, clarifies what happened and also reports the resignation of deputy director Harold Abueta.