Voices of Resilience: Colombian Journalists and Self-Censorship in the Post-Conflict Period

  title={Voices of Resilience: Colombian Journalists and Self-Censorship in the Post-Conflict Period},
  author={Marta Milena Barrios and Toby Miller},
  journal={Journalism Practice},
  pages={1423 - 1440}
ABSTRACT Colombian journalists experience abundant threats and acts of violence as well as corporate and governmental obstacles to publishing the truth. In response, many reporters engage in self-censorship, eschewing stories to protect their livelihoods—and their very lives. Our in-depth interviews with sixteen journalists in the post-conflict era, some of whom have had to leave the country because of such threats, disclose the severity of the problem in deeply textured ways. The results show… 

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