Bolivian News Agency, Newspapers Accused of 'Inciting Racism'

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Bolovia’s government claims that Bolivian news agency Fides News Agency’s report, published by the agency and two newspapers, on the president’s Aug. 15 speech led to “diffusion and incitement of racism or discrimination,”  the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas reported.

According to the Knight Center, the president also claimed the original Fides article, also republished by Página Siete and El Diario newspapers, was libelous.  Fides News Agency defended its reporting, the Knight Center added.

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Bolivian News Agency, Newspapers Accused of ‘Inciting Racism’

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