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Carolina de Assis

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Latin America is second region worldwide with the most murders of journalists in the last five years, according to UNESCO

Between 2014 and 2018, UNESCO recorded 495 murders of journalists around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean was the second most lethal region for media professionals: 127 of these deaths occurred here, a quarter of the total.

Bolsonaro threatens not to renew TV Globo broadcasting license after report on investigation of Marielle Franco's murder

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro threatened not to renew TV Globo's broadcasting license after the broadcaster aired a report about the mention of the president's name in the investigation into the murder of Marielle Franco, a city councilwoman executed in Rio de Janeiro on March 14, 2018. In a live broadcast posted on Facebook at 4 […]

More Latin American journalists are using fact-checking and data analysis tools, ICFJ research finds

In 2017, 51 percent of journalists from around the world who took part in the survey said they used digital fact-checking and information verification tools, while only 26 percent of Latin American journalists said the same.

Colombian community radio host is killed inside studio in Nariño

Javier Córdoba Chaguendo was running a music program on Planeta Stereo radio in Llorente in the department of Nariño on Friday night when a man entered the studio under the pretext of buying radio advertising space, El Colombiano reported.

IAPA General Assembly sees ‘disastrous’ period for Inter-American press in 2019

The organization also noted that in Brazil, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Mexico and Nicaragua the stigmatization of the media and journalists is on the rise.

Man sentenced to 14 years in prison for involvement in murder of Brazilian radio host

According to Abraji's investigation, Pureza made constant references in his radio program to alleged irregularities committed in the administration of former Mayor João Batista Gomes Rodrigues, known as Batista Boiadeiro (PTB).

Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina on Nicaragua: 'Independent journalism has become one of the basic needs of the population'

About 60 independent journalists have gone into exile, which in a country as small as Nicaragua is an important number proportionally speaking.

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Haitian journalist shot while covering protest in Port-au-Prince

A Haitian journalist was hit by a gunshot as police fired live ammunition during a protest in Port-au-Prince on Sept. 30, according to the radio station where he works, Radio Sans Fin.

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Violence, blocking of newsprint and media monopolies threaten distribution of print media in Latin America: RSF report

A report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its initials in French) on obstacles to the distribution of print journalism in 90 countries highlighted Mexico as one of the “champions in obstructing the dissemination of newspapers and magazines.”

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Brazilian ministry denounces feminist magazine before public prosecutor for report on abortion

The ministry sent a complaint to the São Paulo Public Prosecutor about a report published by the feminist magazine AzMina about abortion, considering that the article “may encourage the clandestine practice” of terminating pregnancy