The Brazilian documentary “A Verdade da Mentira” (The Truth of the Lie) follows the work of several professionals who worked to combat disinformation during the 2018 presidential election to understand how this kind of content spreads.
The traditional Vladimir Herzog Award disqualified one of the photography finalists after a complaint from an indigenous organization, which claimed that the image was not authorized. The journalist defended his work and said he showed human rights of indigenous peoples were being violated.
New association of journalists wants to bring together product professionals working in newsrooms around the world to exchange experiences, establish partnerships and accelerate the adoption of the product mentality among journalists.
Brazilian research developed an analysis model that assesses the impact of journalists' working conditions on the quality of information published. The study was chosen as the best doctoral thesis of the year by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Journalism.
Pesquisa brasileira desenvolve modelo de análise que avalia impacto das condições de trabalho dos jornalistas com a qualidade da informação publicada. O estudo foi escolhido como melhor tese de doutorado do ano pela Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores em Jornalismo.
Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.
On Sept. 16, Natalia Zuccolillo, the director of the Paraguayan newspaper ABC Color, and journalist Juan Carlos Lezcano will go to trial and could be sentenced to prison and pay a $1.4 million fine – a move that has alarmed organizations and press freedom advocates.
Officials of the city of Rio organize to block journalists from carrying out their work in front of health units. Organizations denounce the systematic efforts against press freedom.
The Brazilian president's threat of physical violence against a journalist who asked him a question puts the conflictual relationship that he has had with the press since before becoming president on a different level, according to press freedom organizations.
A ameaça de violência física do presidente brasileiro, Jair Bolsonaro, contra um repórter que lhe fez uma pergunta coloca em outro patamar a conflituosa relação que o mandatário mantém com a imprensa desde antes de se tornar presidente. A avaliação é de entidades de defesa da liberdade de imprensa no Brasil.