Carolina de Assis

Carolina de Assis is a Brazilian journalist and researcher who lives in Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil. She holds a master's degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from the GEMMA Programme – Università di Bologna (Italy) / Universiteit Utrecht (The Netherlands) and has worked as an editor at Gênero e Número, a Brazilian digital magazine focused on data journalism and gender issues. She is especially interested in journalistic initiatives aimed at promoting human rights and gender justice. You can find her on Twitter: @caroldeassis
Carolina de Assis es una periodista e investigadora brasileña que vive en Juiz de Fora, MG, Brasil . Tiene una maestría en Estudios de las Mujeres y de Género del programa GEMMA – Università di Bologna (Italia) / Universiteit Utrecht (Holanda). Trabajó como editora en la revista digital brasileña Gênero e Número. Le interesan especialmente iniciativas periodísticas que tienen el objetivo de promover los derechos humanos y la justicia de género. Puedes encontrarla en Twitter: @caroldeassis.
Carolina de Assis é uma jornalista e pesquisadora brasileira que vive em Juiz de Fora (MG). É mestra em Estudos da Mulher e de Gênero pelo programa GEMMA – Università di Bologna (Itália) / Universiteit Utrecht (Holanda). Trabalhou como editora na revista digital Gênero e Número e se interessa especialmente por iniciativas jornalísticas que promovam os direitos humanos e a justiça de gênero. Você pode encontrá-la no Twitter em @caroldeassis.

Recent Articles

white man on laptop using the chatgpt website

Global South faces ‘more pronounced challenges’ integrating artificial intelligence with journalism, new JournalismAI report finds

JournalismAI asked 105 news organizations in 46 countries — 16 of them in seven Latin American countries — how artificial intelligence is being used in newsrooms. The survey report explores the global disparity of AI and suggests collaboration to overcome the challenges of incorporating this technology into journalism.

man holding camera and taking picture of woman holding a child inside a boat in a river in the Amazon

Amazônia Vox platform offers database of sources, freelancers to promote stories from the Brazilian Amazon

The recently launched Amazônia Vox aims to connect communication professionals and experts from the Brazilian Amazon with journalists and media from other regions. The platform will also produce reports from and about the Amazon, highlighting how Amazonian populations have developed solutions to the problems they face.

mural painted on a wall shows 4 journalists who disappeared in mexico

Mexico is the country with the most missing journalists in the world; cases have 100% impunity

Drug trafficking, narco-politics and negligence in dealing with the disappearances of journalists contribute to the total impunity for these crimes in Mexico. Disappearances have a similar social impact to murders and are even more devastating for the families of the disappeared, Sara Mendiola, from the organization Propuesta Cívica, told LatAm Journalism Review.

woman holding her hands up asking for respect during feminist demonstration

Study shows 83 percent of gender editors in Argentina targeted by online violence

Since 2019, 13 Argentine media outlets have created the position of gender editor, which makes the country the most fertile ground in Latin America for these professionals. An unpublished survey heard from 12 of them and found they are targets of online violence with frightening frequency, and that most of them are not intimidated by the attacks.

12 women in a group pose for the camera

Gender editors advance inclusive coverage, tackle online violence and build alliances in Latin America

Four years after the appointment of Mariana Iglesias at the Argentine newspaper Clarín, gender editors are promoting changes in news coverage, working to consolidate their positions and facing unprecedented online violence. LatAm Journalism Review spoke with gender editors in four countries to understand the current status of these professionals in the region.

five women hold banner during women's march in mexico city

Studies analyze trends in coverage of violence against women in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

A collection of studies on the coverage of violence against women in the Global South found advances in Argentina and Mexico, while in Brazil race and class biases stood out. The volume's co-editor told LJR she hopes the work will highlight how journalistic coverage is connected to this huge systemic global problem.

man looking at the camera and sitting amidst piles of books

Lúcio Flávio Pinto, with 57 years of journalism in defense of the Amazon, tells young reporters: ‘Get out from behind a screen and go to the field’

After 57 years in the profession, Brazilian journalist Lúcio Flávio Pinto announced the end of his "daily public journalistic activity" due to worsening Parkinson's disease. Synonymous with independent and intrepid coverage of the Amazon and the corruption of political and economic powers in the region, Pinto spoke with LJR and reflected on his career.

‘I know I stray away from local patterns, and that puts me in danger’: 5 questions for Mexican journalist María Teresa Montaño

María Teresa Montaño, who has been investigating corruption in the state of Mexico for almost three decades, won two international awards in 2023 and published an investigation that had global repercussions. These triumphs, however, were marked by violence and job insecurity, she said in conversation with LJR.

woman with long curly hair next to man with silver hair behind a pulpit

How abuse, harassment of journalists and more than three years of strikes culminated in the closure of Notimex

Notimex, once a public media standard in the region, had been languishing since 2019, mired in administrative and labor chaos that includes serious accusations of harassment against journalists, allegedly perpetrated by director Sanjuana Martínez. LJR heard from experts on the meaning and impact of the agency's demise, announced by President López Obrador in April.

one man and two women sitting in front of a classroom

Journalistic objectivity under debate: Professionals defend self-reflection and new practices at the 18th Abraji Congress in Brazil

All journalistic reporting is the result of choices. What forces shape these choices and how do they relate to journalistic objectivity? At the 18th International Congress of Investigative Journalism, held by the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) from June 28 to July 2, professionals debated objectivity in light of the changes journalism has undergone in recent decades.