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Marina Estarque

Marina Estarque is a Brazilian journalist living in São Paulo. She has worked for Brazilian news organizations such as Folha de S.Paulo, O Estado de S. Paulo, O Dia and the fact-checking agency Lupa. Marina was a correspondent in Brazil for the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle and a radio reporter for DW Africa in Germany. She also worked as a reporter for United Nations Radio, in New York, and for Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia. Marina graduated in Journalism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and has a Master’s degree in Editorial Journalism from the University of A Coruña (Spain).

Marina Estarque es una periodista brasileña que vive en São Paulo. Ella ha trabajado para diversas organizaciones periodísticas como Folha de S.Paulo, O Estado de S. Paulo, O Dia y en la agencia de fact-checking Lupa. Marina ha sido corresponsal en Brasil del canal internacional alemán Deutsche Welle y reportera de radio de DW África en Alemania. También trabajó como reportera de Radio de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York y en el diario español La Voz de Galicia. Marina tiene una maestría en edición periodística de la Universidad de Coruña (España) y se graduó en periodismo en la Universidad Federal de Río de Janeiro.

Marina Estarque é uma jornalista brasileira que vive em São Paulo. Ela trabalhou para veículos como Folha de S.Paulo, O Estado de S. Paulo, O Dia e a agência de fact-checking Lupa. Marina foi correspondente no Brasil para a emissora internacional da Alemanha, a Deutsche Welle, e repórter de rádio para a DW África na Alemanha. Ela também foi repórter da Rádio das Nações Unidas em Nova York e do jornal espanhol La Voz de Galicia. Marina é mestre em edição jornalística pela Universidade da Coruña (Espanha) e graduada em jornalismo pela Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

Recent Articles

Organizations launch collaborative site that compiles requests made through access to information law in Brazil

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) and nonprofit Transparency Brazil launched the project Achados e Pedidos (Request and Found), which aims to be the country’s largest platform for requests and responses to the Law of Access to Information (LAI), as well as a tool to monitor compliance with the legislation.

"I'm going to miss the Amazon": Simon Romero of The New York Times, as he says goodbye to Latin America

The photos on Simon Romero’s Instagram account are microcosms of the places and people has has written about in the region for more than a decade. Views of abandoned swimming pools in Henry Ford’s long-forgotten town in the Amazon, of a fisherman banked along the Río de la Plata in Buenos Aires, or artists “pimping” the carts of trash collectors in Rio and guanacos in Patagonia.

Courses on entrepreneurship and management arrive at Brazilian universities' journalism programs

Renowned university journalism programs across Brazil will open courses on entrepreneurship, management and business from now until 2018, and many have already included the content into their curricula.

Brazilian reporter detained in Venezuela said he was treated as a criminal for doing his job

Journalist Leandro Stoliar of Rede Record, who was detained in Venezuela while reporting on allegations of corruption, said he was treated "as a prisoner, a criminal" during the 30 hours he was detained. Stoliar said the press is not free to work in the country, where "information is a crime."

Brazil tries to make journalism programs more practical, more digital and less theoretical, but adaptation is slow and difficult

In Brazil, journalism administrators still face a number of problems reformulating their curricula and adapting to the new guidelines approved for the degree in September 2013 by the National Education Council.

Latin Americans can earn travel grants for workshop in Brazil on journalism and internet policies

Journalists from Latin American countries have until Feb. 3 to apply to attend a two-week workshop in São Paulo, Brazil on journalism and internet policies. InternetLab, which organizes the crash course, offers travel grants to cover the cost of lodging for journalists selected for the program.

Chupadados: project for Latin America shows how technologies can steal personal information

“We are in an abusive relationship with our tech gadgets, and we believe they may be possessed by the Chupadados.” This is how the Chupadados project, launched in December 2016, aims to record, through texts and infographics, how technological equipment and services are used in Latin America to collect, store and even sell personal data - often without knowledge of the users.

“Credibility Project” wants to distinguish quality journalism in Brazil in order to confront fake news wave

A group of Brazilian journalists, researchers and media have joined to create a kind of stamp of credibility for journalism. The project, a partnership between the Institute for the Development of Journalism (Projor) and Paulista State University (Unesp), sponsored by Google Brazil, wants to develop protocols and tools to identify and certify reliable content on the internet. The aim is to differentiate quality journalism from noise online, in the face of a global wave of fake news.

Reporting prize seeks to “challenge the logic of the drug war” in Brazilian journalism

The Gilberto Velho Media and Drugs reporting prize, which has acknowledged five Brazilian journalists in its third edition, aims to encourage and improve the quality of the public debate on drug policies and legislation in the South American country. The 2016 winners of the prize were announced on Dec. 2.

Brazilian judge revokes authorization to access journalist's phone records

A Såo Paulo court recently ruled that investigators could access Matais’ telephone records. The decision was related to a series of reports written by the journalist in Folha de S. Paulo newspaper in 2012. Matais now works at O Estado de S. Paulo.