The report, from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, has collected data in four countries: Brazil, India, UK and the U.S.
Repórter Brasil celebrates its 20th anniversary on Oct. 9, the date the site was originally launched – in director-general Leonardo Sakamoto's words, the NGO is today, due to its history in the country, "a grandpa of digital journalism organizations.” To mark the anniversary, LJR spoke with key people at Repórter Brasil to talk about how it works, their way of doing journalism and their plans for the future.
The diagnosis was made by Brazilian researcher Giuliander Carpes, a doctoral candidate in communication and information sciences at the University of Toulouse III who has just published a study on the subject
Nearly 80% of local digital and regional media in Mexico are working for or plan, within three years, to incorporate a reader revenue model, meaning a paywall system, subscriptions, contributions or membership program.
Black Adnet is a network of 26 independent digital media outlets spread across Brazil, with a total audience of 2.5 million unique users per month, that aims to connect major brands with collectives and media outlets
The media outlet, which today consists of 12 people and is based in Bogotá, describes itself as a "digital movement of citizen conversation,” which invites the public to speak, understand and act on the most pressing problems facing Colombian society.
A study found that journalists in Latin America are attacked more for their political opinions on Twitter than for their work and 68 percent of them, after online attacks, restricted the frequency of their publications, withdrew temporarily from this social network or stopped publishing on sensitive topics.
According to Summer Harlow, University of Houston associate professor of journalism and author of the study, the survey suggests a new understanding of the concept of objectivity, as something that does not oppose or prevent journalists from defending causes or participating in protests.
LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) spoke with representatives of three digital media in Guatemala, who spoke about the main challenges for doing investigative journalism in the country and also how they are innovating and investing in new narrative and business strategies
A group of 30 innovative, independent online journalism organizations committed to diversity and democracy took advantage of National Press Freedom Day in Brazil to officially launch AJOR - the Digital Journalism Association.