Knight Center: Nicaraguan journalist killed during Facebook Live broadcast of protests against pension reforms

Knight Center: Nicaraguan journalist killed during Facebook Live broadcast of protests against pension reforms. “A journalist was killed on the night of April 21 in Bluefields in eastern Nicaragua during a Facebook Live broadcast of the fourth day of protests against pension reforms Ángel Gahona, director of El Meridiano, was fatally shot in front of a judicial complex, according to newspaper La Prensa. At the time, he was broadcasting on Facebook Live a confrontation between riot police and demonstrators, according to Confidencial.”

Havana Times: Social Media Increases Participation of Nicaraguan Youth in Social Justice Causes

Havana Times: Social Media Increases Participation of Nicaraguan Youth in Social Justice Causes. “The social networks in Nicaragua are the principal platforms used by youth to support social justice causes and mobilizations. This was the principal revelation of the recent study: ‘How the youth get information and how they participate,’ presented by the Nicaraguan Foundation for Economic and Social Development, or FUNIDES.”