This study aims to classify and analyze censorship methods most commonly used in intermediate autocratic regimes in Iberoamerican countries through a qualitative research related to extreme cases samples. It concludes that countries with less freedom of information are Venezuela, Honduras, Colombia and Guatemala and the most common methods of indirect censorship are: 1) Murders and climate of impunity; 2) Granting discretionary institutional advertising; 3) Intimidation and attacks against the media and journalists; 4) Legal prosecution against journalists and media.
|Translated title of the contribution||Methods of censorship in intermedium autocratic regimes: Case study of Iberoamerican countries 2000-2016|
|Number of pages||24|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2017|