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Diversity in journalism and in newsrooms can be a factor of social transformation, say authors of new ebook ‘Diversity in Latin American Journalism’

Journalism can be a key factor in eradicating deeply rooted problems in Latin America such as discrimination, racism, violence and polarization, but for this, journalists need to incorporate a perspective of diversity and inclusion, both in their narratives and in their newsrooms.

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Mexican president denies releasing list of journalists and media who received government advertising

A list of 36 journalists who allegedly benefited from advertising contracts with the administration of former Mexican President Peña Nieto came from a citizen information request and was not disseminated by the presidency, according to current President

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New fund launched to 'accelerate' independent digital media in Latin America with financing and advising

At a time when journalism is subject to various threats in Latin America, independent media require not only sufficient funding, but also encouragement and guidance from other organizations that have tried successful formulas.

Salvador Camarena (L) and Daniel Moreno (R) present at the 12th Iberian-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism.

López Obrador creates polarization with attacks on the press and little transparency, say Mexican journalists

With little more than four months in power, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has implemented a strategy of harassment and disqualification against media that is causing a polarization of the press in that country, according to journalists Salvador Camarena and Daniel Moreno.

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Exiled in Costa Rica, Carlos Chamorro talks about how journalists are adapting to conditions of insecurity in Nicaragua

For journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who left Nicaragua in January and is now working from exile in Costa Rica, getting used to working in conditions of physical and legal insecurity has been a challenge.

Laura Weffer fundó el sitio de noticias Efecto Cocuyo, junto con Luz Mely Reyes y Josefina Ruggiero, en 2015.

Independent digital media are helping to regain the trust of the Venezuelan people, says journalist Laura Weffer

Weffer explained that beyond the blocking and censorship, the crisis of journalism in Venezuela also has to do with the fact that the profession lost the trust of the people.

Tanya Amador and Aníbal Toruño speak about the dangers facing the press in Nicaragua. (Screenshot)

Nicaraguan journalists in crisis seek more resources and attention from the international press

Independent media in Nicaragua need technical resources, an international forum and greater visibility in the international press to guarantee the continuity of their work and to attract the attention of the world to the critical situation that journalists are experiencing in the country.

The offices of 100% Noticias in Nicaragua were attacked with stones

Nicaraguan journalists are robbed, physically assaulted, threatened during second month of protests against Ortega

While reporters don helmets to cover violent protests in Nicaragua, human rights and press organizations are calling on the international community to pay attention to attacks on journalists and news media amidst protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega.

Animal Político shakes the Mexican political class with innovations in content, presentation and collaborative projects

That phrase had never made so much sense for journalism in the country as when journalist and media businessman Daniel Eilemberg chose a green-headed bird as the central character of what would become one of Mexico's most influential digital native news media outlets.