The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, Sindicato de Periodistas de Paraguay (SPP), and its concern regarding the media concentration in the Latin American country, following the purchase of newspapers Hoy and Popular and radio sation Laser Stream by Grupo Cartes, owned by the current Paraguayan president's family.
Grupo Cartes also bought at the beginning of 2015 Grupo Nación de Comunicaciones.
Read the full statement in Spanish.
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