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Carolina de Assis

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As participantes do mediatón Historias #EnResistencia, que aconteceu em Buenos Aires em meados de julho. (Divulgação)

Chicas Poderosas promotes collaborative journalism to highlight underrepresented social issues in Latin American media

A collaborative journalism marathon that involved about 100 people in Argentina – almost all of them women – and resulted in 13 reports published in 12 media outlets is about to be repeated in Colombia and Mexico

Cuban journalist begins serving year-long prison sentence after being convicted of resistance and disobedience

Cuban journalist Roberto de Jesús Quiñones Haces was taken to prison on Sept. 11, just over a month after being convicted of the crimes of resistance and disobedience.

Icebergs

Latin American media outlets participate in global initiative to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis

“Our own global warming ‘phony war’ is over. The hot war is here,” said veteran U.S. journalist Bill Moyers at a conference in April, when he compared the importance and urgency of journalistic coverage about the climate crisis to coverage of WWII

Miroslava Breach

Collective of Mexican journalists and international organizations publish investigation into murder of Miroslava Breach

"Silence is complicity," Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach said in mid-2016 in a conversation that may have sealed her death. She was shot eight times in front of her home in Chihuahua, capital of the state of the same name.

Desigualdade Global

Folha de S. Paulo travels eight countries for series on inequality and the shrinking middle class around the world

Favelas in Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro and Mumbai all have in common the precarious conditions in which their residents live, but also their relationship to a worldwide phenomenon: inequality that makes South Africa, Brazil and India countries in which the richest 10 percent has the majority of the country’s wealth.

Manuel Tarricone and Laura Zommer in Chequeado's newsroom, from where Reverso is coordinate

Based on lessons from Brazil and Mexico, Argentina's Reverso unites 130 media outlets in collaborative fact-checking effort

After Mexico and Brazil in 2018, as well as Uruguay and Bolivia in 2019, Argentina also launched a collaborative fact-checking project ahead of 2019 general elections. And with 130 participating media outlets, Argentina’s Reverso stands as the broadest alliance against disinformation ever carried out in the region.

Facebook Project calls together ten outlets from five Brazilian regions to foster local journalism and reach ‘news deserts’

A program from the Facebook Journalism Project that has passed through the United States, Germany, Canada and Australia arrived in Brazil on July 29 to strengthen local journalism in five regions of the country.

Brazilian journalist expected to pay $213,000 in compensation for report as publishing company undergoes judicial reorganization

The process of judicial reorganization being undergone by the Abril Group, one of Brazil’s largest publishing groups, has led to a journalist being required to pay a hefty compensation for a lawsuit related to a report published in one of the media company’s outlets.

Freedom of expression on the internet is a challenge for the next decade, say rapporteurs from the OAS and UN

The creation of an environment that allows the exercise of freedom of expression, the creation and maintenance of a free and inclusive Internet and the private control of digital communication are the main challenges for freedom of expression in the next decade, according to experts.

Independent Cuban media criticize government decree establishing sanctions on sites hosted outside of the country

A new decree by the Cuban government regarding internet on the island has raised criticism from independent media and citizens on social networks who point to the risks that the rules could be used to undermine freedom of expression and access to information in the country.