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‘Shareholders are not the owners of information’ says Daniel Coronell, president of resurrected Colombian magazine Cambio

When the return of Cambio magazine –previously a reference for investigative journalism in Colombia– was announced, it generated debate around press freedom and the situation of the media in the country.

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Violence Against Journalists
Inter-American Court condemns Colombia in case of abduction, torture and sexual assault of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights found that Colombia is responsible for the violation of several human rights of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima as a result of the crime of which she was a victim in 2000.

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Awards and Opportunities
'We had to exist,’ says co-founder of Honduran news site Contracorriente, recipient of special citation from Cabot Prize jury

Contracorriente is a new digital outlet, founded in 2017, but already capable of making an impact in Honduras. And this was recognized by the 2021 Maria Moors Cabot Prize with a special mention from the jury. The two founders told LJR about the journalistic investigation, the behind-the-scenes of the creation and maintenance of Contracorriente, and about how they deal with sexism in journalism.

Awards and Opportunities
Cabot Prize winner Mary Beth Sheridan says her big lesson was learning to ‘double-check every fact’ even if the story sounds great

“I actually think it can be an advantage to be a female journalist. People sometimes see women as more nurturing or less threatening and open up more,” said Mary Beth Sheridan, Mexico and Central America correspondent of The Washington Post and one of the winners of the 2021 Cabot Prizes.

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