It is published five days a week to save paper
CARACAS – The newspaper
The National, the only independent means of
, yesterday joined a large number of local publications that had to limit their circulation to just five days a week as a measure of saving paper before the lack of this essential input for print media.
According to data on the printed media from the Institute for Press and Society (IPYS), at least 46 Venezuelan newspapers have already left circulation for the past five years. Of those, 27 newspapers stopped their printed editions in a definitive way, while the remaining 19 temporarily paralyzed their publication.
On the first page of his edition yesterday,
The National reported the measure aimed at "more efficient use of resources and inventory management". From this week the newspaper will stop being in the kiosks on Saturday and Monday, according to the announcement.
The main article emphasized the & # 39; solidarity & # 39; who receives it from other newspapers in North and South America who give it paper rolls and other material that has allowed continuity of work without interruptions & # 39 ;.
The National does not receive a newspaper from the Alfredo Maneiro Publishing Complex (CEAM), an institution founded in 2013 by the Nicolás Maduro government, which has centralized the sale of this input for all Venezuelan newspapers.
In his editorial he adds that the newspaper will continue to "avoid the mechanisms of suffocation, trials, fines, penalties and censorship by blockades on the Internet."
The National He was indicted by the current president of the National Constituent Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, in 2015 when he was in charge of the Venezuelan parliament.
This claim was accepted by a court in the metropolitan area of Caracas, which last June censured the publication for a billion bolivars (about $ 12,000) for the alleged "moral damage" against the first vice-president of the Socialist Party. United Kingdom.
Judge Gustavo Hidalgo claimed that the newspaper Morele caused damage to Cabello by publishing information from the Spanish newspaper
ABC that he attributed the link with drug trafficking to the ruling party leader and forced him to pay the big fine.
The National web has opened an investigation by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) that accuses the digital version of the newspaper of violating the law of social responsibility in radio, television and electronic media.
This measure has been banned since 22 May
The National web publish "news and messages that can try to rest against the public can generate changes in the population to offer wrong or unfounded information," according to the current broadcasting laws.
Offices AFP and DPA
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