Panel on racial and ethnic diversity in journalism discussed topics such as representation and coverage of racial issues in Latin America.
“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice” provides a critical assessment of data journalism itself, nine years after the release of the first book in the series. Latin America is represented in eight chapters, with investigations into the agricultural industry, mapping of trees in urban capitals and large-scale analysis of wiretapping.
Swiss-based non-profit organization Press Emblem Campaign reports 908 journalists died of COVID-19 in 70 countries as of March 16. Of these, 505 occurred in 18 Latin American countries. That is, 55% of the total.
With social distancing rules, control over who asks questions –and when they’re asked– has increased in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo recognizes the last 40 years in particular, when it started to stand against the dictatorship it initially supported, and in favor of democratization and direct elections.
At least eight Brazilian newspapers published an advertorial in which an obscure association of doctors defends the adoption of a so-called 'early treatment' of COVID-19, whose benefit is not scientifically proven. The decision of the newspaper companies to open space, albeit an advertising one, for the transmission of false information about the pandemic generated criticism.
Pelo menos oito jornais brasileiros publicaram um informe publicitário em que uma obscura associação de médicos defende a adoção do chamado ‘tratamento precoce’ da COVID-19, cujo benefício não é cientificamente comprovado. A decisão das empresas jornalísticas de abrir espaço, ainda que publicitário, para a veiculação de informações falsas sobre a pandemia gerou críticas.
Second version of LJR's internal glossary of journalistic expressions used to translate the magazine's articles.
Segunda versão do glossário interno de expressões jornalísticas da LJR usadas para traduzir os artigos da revista.
Two reports by press freedom organizations conclude that 2020 was the most dangerous year for professional journalism in recent Brazilian history. Despite the different methodologies, in the two surveys, President Jair Bolsonaro, his children, ministers and the Presidency's Communication Secretariat appear as the main sources of the attacks.