Noticias (magazine)

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Noticias (magazine)
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Editorial Director Gustavo González
Categories News
Frequency weekly
Publisher Editorial Perfil
Total circulation
(2011)
58,000[1]
First issue November 17, 1976
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

Noticias de la Semana is a weekly newsmagazine in Spanish published in Argentina, where it is known simply as Noticias (News). Founded and published by Jorge Fontevecchia in a format similar to U.S. publications such as Time or Newsweek, Noticias was known as La Semana (The Week) until 1989 and is widely considered the leading Spanish-language newsmagazine in the world.

The magazine is also known in Argentina for its loss of photojournalist José Luis Cabezas, who was murdered in 1997 on the orders of local shipping magnate Alfredo Yabrán.[2]

Former President Néstor Kirchner reportedly ordered government advertising withheld from the magazine, as well from other media critical of his government, and privileged supporting media instead.[3] Editorial Perfil sued the government regarding this, and the Court supported the magazine's claim. Chief of Staff Aníbal Fernández denied any discrimination against the publisher, a statement refuted by Perfil.[4]

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