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Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism

Cláudio Weber Abramo Award celebrates excellence in data journalism made in Brazil

Brazil now has a prize to call its own: the Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism, whose entries were opened on June 27 during the 14th Congress of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) in São Paulo.

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Journalist Glenn Greenwald tells congress that Minister Sergio Moro tries to intimidate and criminalize The Intercept Brasil

Greenwald, his family and part of The Intercept Brasil team have been the target of online threats since the first report of the series was published, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

A majority of the 10 people working for the site have other jobs besides Ponte. That's because the site's revenue still does not allow full pay for the entire team and occasional collaborators.

Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

"Making journalism is not cheap. We get specific incentives to move forward, but our biggest challenge is getting people to understand that our outlet is important and so it needs to survive."

Use of Instagram and WhatsApp for online news consumption grows in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico: Reuters Institute

According to Camarena and Moreno, the Mexican president has implemented a strategy of harassment and disqualification against journalistic media that is causing a polarization of the country's press.

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Innovative digital journalism projects in Latin America can get up to $250,000 from Google through new challenge

According to Pires, there are many reasons for Google to care about and invest in strengthening journalism globally.

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Brazilian newspaper owner killed in ambush in Rio de Janeiro state

Robson Giorno, owner of online newspaper O Maricá in the city of the same name in the state of Rio de Janeiro, was shot three times and killed outside his house on May 25.

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Man sentenced to six years in prison for murder of Brazilian journalist two decades after the crime

A popular jury condemned a man to six years in prison for participating in the murder of a Brazilian journalist in 1998. Shortly after the trial, the sentence was challenged by the public prosecutor’s office because it considered it too low.

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With new diversity editor, Brazil’s Folha plans to expand the variety of voices and stories told by the newspaper

Folha decided to embrace the challenge of "reflecting the variety of social life in Brazil," according to the newspaper, which had the largest circulation in the country, with 332 thousand copies (print and digital) in March

Associação Membros

With membership models, Latin American media integrate readers and reinforce revenue

The report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” underlines a “core difference” between the membership and subscription models.