Students took to the streets in downtown San José, Costa Rica on Thursday Nov. 15, to protest the country’s recently enacted and much reviled information crimes law, reported the Tico Times website.
In an essay published in the Nov. 22 edition of The New York Review of Books, celebrated journalist Alma Guillermoprieto mentions a press conference that took place a few years ago in the Mexican state of Durango summoned by the vicious drug trafficking organization Los Zetas.
The Brazilian daily Estado de São Paulo and the University of São Paulo (USP) will launch in early November the "Corrupteca," a digital library of sorts that will aggregate news and academic articles on corruption, the newspaper informed.
The National Union of Journalists (CNP in Spanish) said that media companies all over Venezuela have been pressured by the government to end programs critical of the State, retire the journalists that run them and adjust their editorial tone.
The newspaper industry and the GOP have something in common: an overdependence on older, white men, according to Ken Doctor on his blog for the Nieman Journalism Lab.
A newly released new guidebook shows reporters how to better cover the business world and ways to spot trends in companies’ financial activities that could lead to more impactful stories.
The Associated Press launched today its first Spanish-language stylebook, an effort that seeks to create a uniform journalistic style in Latin America and the United States.
A few hours after the Inter American Press Association named the well-known blogger Yoani Sánchez as their new freedom of expression delegate in Cuba, the Miami Herald and other news outlets reported that the journalist was detained on Thursday with a group of other dissidents.
The Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower legislative house, approved two cyber-crime laws and set a date for the vote on an Internet Bill of Rights, reported the magazine Época on Nov. 7.
The building housing the newspaper El Regional, in Venezuela, was fired upon in the morning of Thursday, Nov. 1, reported El Universal.