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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

Brazilian journalists mourn the deaths of 20 colleagues who died in plane crash on way to cover soccer match

At least twenty journalists were killed in a plane crash late in the night of Nov. 28 near Medellín, Colombia. The group was accompanying a delegation from the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense. The team, from the city of Chapecó in southern Brazil, was traveling to play its first match of the final of the South American Cup.

Casa Pública in Rio de Janeiro wants to be "a meeting place for journalists from around the world"

It consists of three floors and 300 square meters on a tree-lined street in Botafogo, in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro. A noble space, inside and out, dedicated to journalism. The facade is old, well-maintained, with pink-painted walls and white details. On the inside, there are high ceilings adorned by a sumptuous glass chandelier. The dark wood floors and windows, as well as the staircase, give off a warm air.

Brazilian journalist creates world map of street music and wins entrepreneurship scholarship to study in New York

The next Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan or Édith Piaf may be at your side, playing on some corner or subway station, says Brazilian journalist Daniel Bacchieri, creator of StreetMusicMap, one of the most active platforms for street music in the world.

Brazilian newspapers have broken audience records and digital subscriptions have increased. Why are they still in crisis?

After the implementation of paywalls, Brazilian newspapers had a significant increase in paid digital circulation and audience. From 2014 to 2015, digital subscriptions increased by an average of 27 percent, according to the Instituto Verificador de Comunicação (IVC).

After adopting paywall, Brazilian newspapers gain record audiences and sell more and more digital subscriptions

Contrary to common assumptions, the implementation of paywalls – barriers that restricts non-paying users' access to websites – has contributed to growing the audiences of major Brazilian newspapers, which have also recorded a significant increase in the sale of digital subscriptions.

Abraji's Ctrl+X project shows an increase in prior censorship during Brazilian municipal elections

The 2016 election season in Brazil put Ctrl+X, a platform created to monitor lawsuits that demand the removal of content from the internet, to the test. The site found that “electoral lawsuits,” one of the subsets of legal proceedings tracked by the site, increased 33 percent in recent municipal elections in 2016 when compared to the elections of 2012. In many of these cases, politicians and parties go through designated electoral courts to sue journalists and get information removed from the internet.

“My guards are almost family": threatened journalist who has been living under 24-hour protection for 20 years

Journalist Cándido Figueredo lives with his wife, and seven guards armed with machine guns, in what he likes to call “my prison.” With a mixture of irony and regret, Figueredo describes his house, which also serves as a branch of Paraguay’s largest newspaper ABC Color. For more than 20 years, Figueredo has lived with a 24-hour security escort, the only way to continue working as journalist in the dangerous city of Pedro Juan Caballero, on Paraguay’s border with Brazil.

Brazilian journalist survives after being shot while distributing newspapers in São Paulo state

Brazilian journalist Evaldo de Oliveira, 49, was shot while distributing local newspapers on the evening of Sept. 26 in Franco da Rocha, a city in São Paulo state.

Unprecedented training program from Brazilian newspaper Folha wants to attract retirees and professionals over 40

The goal of Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo’s new program to train people 40 years of age and older was to attract qualified professionals who were new to the market, either because of the economic crisis or because they were reaching retirement.

Brazilian government withdraws autonomy of state broadcaster EBC and tries again to fire its president

The Brazilian government changed the structure, as well as the rules of appointment and dismissal of presidents, of the Brazilian Communications Company, which runs a news agency and broadcasting stations of the federal government. The changes get rid of the Board of Trustees that had been created to give the EBC autonomy from the government.