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- Most covered free expression issues in this country
At least three cyberattacks against digital media outlets were reported in early 2017. One of them was a Distributed Denial-of-Service attack against the news website Adelanto 24, which was taken offline in apparent retaliation for a publication on the army
The government of President Mauricio Macri reversed its predecessor’s pattern of hostility toward the private media, resuming regular press conferences and ending official criticism and harassment of specific journalists.
Macri used presidential decrees to replace the leadership of the two main media regulators and merge them into a new entity under the Ministry of Communications