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Alessandra Monnerat

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Press freedom organizations defend Argentine journalists after allegations of involvement with espionage and extortion

Press freedom organizations from Latin America and the United States have come out in defense of Daniel Santoro and three other Argentine journalists after a judge named them in an investigation into alleged extortion and illegal espionage he says was carried out by the fake lawyer Marcelo D'Alessio.

Jornalistas Maria Vitória Ramos e Luiz Fernando Toledo, do Fiquem Sabendo (Cortesia).

Brazilian journalists create task force to obtain documents previously kept confidential by public agencies

Between June 2017 and May 2018, more than 73,000 documents were kept under secrecy by the Brazilian government, but there is little transparency regarding the reasons for doing so, according to the site Fiquem Sabendo. 

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Haitian journalist shot during protests against the government

Haitian journalist Robenson Sanon was hit by a bullet in his forearm while covering protests in Port-au-Prince on Feb. 13.

CNN

CNN’s arrival shows that Brazil continues to attract international media brands, despite legal restrictions

A country marked by high media concentration, Brazil has seen its journalism market diversify in the last decade with the arrival of international organizations.

FENAJ

Attacks against journalists in Brazil increase over last year, according to Fenaj

The cases of aggression against journalists in Brazil grew 36.7 percent between 2017 and 2018, according to a recent report from the National Federation of Journalists (Fenaj). There were 135 incidents of violence with 227 victims, according to the organization.

Photojournalist is hit by rubber bullet during protest coverage in São Paulo

Brazilian photojournalist Daniel Arroyo was hit by a rubber bullet fired by a military police officer (PM, for its initials in Portuguese) on Jan. 16. He was covering a protest against the fare increase for public transportation in São Paulo when he was injured in the right knee.

CNN

CNN Brasil is born: businessman and journalist license brand of global TV network and launch channel later this year

The CNN news network licensed its brand for operation in Brazil starting the second half of 2019. The channel CNN Brasil will be managed by a new media company, according to an announcement made via Twitter.

Former Brazilian mayor starts serving sentence 14 years after murder of Paraguayan radio journalist

Almost 15 years after ordering the murder of Paraguayan radio host Samuel Romã, former Brazilian mayor Eurico Mariano will begin serving his 17-year prison sentence.

Shaking Hands

Database of collaborative journalism projects now available in Portuguese and Spanish

Journalists in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries can now access a database of collaborative journalism in their local languages.

Journalists - the bête noire of organised crime

Organized crime killed 10 journalists in Latin America in 2018, according to RSF

In Latin America in 2018, 10 journalists were murdered by criminal organizations in retaliation for their reporting, according to a new report from Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its initials in French).