Venezuelan telecoms board starts proceedings against Globovisión
The move relates to the broadcasting, from December 2012 through January 9, of four short feature stories containing video footages of different statements issued by some Venezuelan senior officials on the President Hugo Chávez's swearing in-ceremony
The move relates to the broadcasting, from December 2012 through January 9, of four short feature stories containing video footages of different statements issued by some Venezuelan senior officials on the President Hugo Chávez's swearing in-ceremony and their views about some Articles of the Constitution of Venezuela.
Conatel Director Pedro Maldonado alleged that Globovisión violated Article 27 of the Radio and Television Social Responsibility Law, which forbids radio, television and electronic media from broadcasting messages that may instigate or promote hatred and intolerance based on religious or political reasons, gender, racism or xenophobia; instigate, promote and/or justify or defend crime; constitute war propaganda; promote anxiety among the public or alter the public order; repudiate legitimately constituted authorities; constitute a call to homicide; instigate or promote non-compliance with the current legal system.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
They are marching in step to the same tune. There is a coordinated effort to position the idea. The Twitter hashtag #YoSoyVictimaDeLaGuarimba (I'm a victim of "guarimbas", or protest barricades) can be read on all pro-government Twitter accounts, including those of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), the National Assembly's Press Office, the state-run food distribution network PDVAL, state airline Conviasa, the Venezuelan embassies in foreign countries, radio stations and the huge media network responsive to the Government's interests and messages.