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Fellowships for journalists at U.S. universities are open to Latin American applicants. Find out how to apply

Como em anos anteriores, a LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) preparou uma lista de bolsas que são tradicionalmente abertas a jornalistas de fora dos Estados Unidos, além de informações sobre inscrições.

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Opinion spaces in Spanish in major U.S. newspapers provide diversity and a local perspective, says Luz Mely Reyes, Post Opinión columnist

The Washington Post recently announced the addition of two regular contributors to the ranks of its opinion section in Spanish, Post Opinión. They join other prominent Latin American voices finding a far-reaching platform to shine light on important issues in the region as the section grows in audience and content.

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Use of artificial intelligence in Latin American media still scarce, according to report

Although the potential of artificial intelligence is vast and the region is hungry for knowledge on the matter, its implementation is still scarce in Latin American media, report says

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Collaborative mega investigation of the ‘Pandora Papers’ increases relevance of small and independent media in Latin America

Many of the more than 100 Latin American journalists who participated in the Pandora Papers collaboration, the largest journalistic investigation in history, belong to small and medium-sized newsrooms, whose relevance has been strengthened by the impact of their investigations and by their work with large media around the world.

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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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'Journalism in Times of Polarization and Disinformation in Latin America:' Sign up for free webinar in English, Spanish and Portuguese

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin will host a webinar on polarization, disinformation and the role of the press in protecting democracy and freedom of expression in the region.

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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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‘Our commitment is to our murdered colleagues, to freedom of expression, to journalism and to the society we serve’: Adela Navarro, 2021 Cabot Prize

Adela Navarro, winner of the 2021 Cabot Prize, spoke with LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) about her ideals when starting in journalism, how she achieved them in these 31 years of professional life and about her tireless fight for freedom of expression and of the press in one of the most dangerous countries for practicing journalism.

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'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.

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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In addition to threats and violence, women journalists in Latin America face attacks to their reputation, says editor of team behind ‘The Cartel Project’

The efforts of the collaborative journalism initiative "The Cartel Project" to continue the unfinished work of the Mexican journalist Regina Martínez - murdered in 2012 - was recognized with a Special Citation at this year's Maria Moors Cabot Prize.

Brazilian journalists launch local data agency in a region of the country with a high concentration of news deserts

Students launched, while still in college and with just US $36, Tatu, a data journalism agency specializing in coverage of the state of Alagoas. Today, the startup has eight employees, is already financially sustainable and seeks to expand coverage