In this Sept. 4, 2012 photo, Cesar Ricuarte, director the country's main press freedom organization Fundamedios, gestures in his office in Quito, Ecuador. Ecuador's President Rafael Cor

 

              In this Sept. 4, 2012 photo, Cesar Ricuarte, director the country
In this Sept. 4, 2012 photo, Cesar Ricuarte, director the country's main press freedom organization Fundamedios, gestures in his office in Quito, Ecuador. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has been fighting a running battle with Ricaurte, calling him a tool of the opposition media and the U.S. government. To Correa, Australian-born Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is a truth-teller who deserves praise and protection as he knocks down the walls of government secrets. But when it comes to Ecuador's opposition media, Correa says too many journalists serve special interests and have immense, unchecked power. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)