But every once in a while you stumble upon a gem like this piece titled “Truth hard to find in Cuba, press panel says” in today’s Sun-Sentinel:
From outlawed satellite dishes to jammed radio signals, Cubans face an obstacle course of government controls over information as their island settles into new leadership.
This was the picture drawn Monday by panelists at the general assembly of the Inter American Press Association, where experts discussed how news gets in and out of communist Cuba. The forum came more than a year after President Fidel Castro fell ill and passed the reins of power to his brother Raul.
Castro’s health is a state secret in Cuba, where officials impose tight controls on domestic news. The Cuban government publishes the country’s main newspapers and transmits its domestic newscasts, which in turn act as vehicles for policy announcements.
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