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Paola Nalvarte

Paola Nalvarte is a Peruvian journalist and documentary photographer living in Austin, Texas. She focuses on covering and writing about the Andes region. In Peru, Paola worked in the Lima office of the Italian news agency ANSA, on the economic news desk of the daily Expreso, and for ten years she has been working on different editorial projects doing picture editing and research for one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world, the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio. She also enjoyed writing for the newspaper weekly magazine Somos.

Paola Nalvarte es una periodista y fotógrafa documental peruana que vive en Austin, Texas. El foco de interés de su cobertura noticiosa es la región andina. En Perú, Paola trabajó en la oficina de Lima de la agencia italiana de noticias ANSA, en la sección de economía del diario Expreso y por diez años hizo investigación fotográfica y edición de fotografía editorial en el diario decano de la prensa peruana, El Comercio. También escribió para Somos, la revista semanal del mismo diario​, artículos sobre medio ambiente y cultura.

Paola Nalvarte é uma jornalista peruana e fotógrafa documentarista que vive em Austin, Texas. O foco de interesse da sua cobertura jornalística é a região andina. No Peru, Paola trabalhou no escritório de Lima da agência de notícias italiana ANSA, na seção de economia do jornal Expreso e, por dez anos, fez pesquisa fotográfica e edição de fotografia editorial para um dos jornais em espanhol mais antigos do mundo, o jornal peruano El Comercio. Ela também escreveu artigos de meio ambiente e cultura para a Somos, a revista semanal do mesmo jornal.

Recent Articles

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Representation and diversity are characteristics that should be inherent to media, according to opening panelists at Knight Center diversity conference

Watch video of this conference panel. Two journalists who shared life and professional experiences in their search for diversity in the news opened the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The first invited speaker, Ruthy Muñoz, wanted to be a journalist since she was 9 years old. Her parents are Dominican, but she […]

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Talking about sexual diversity in journalism is talking about the intersection between gender, race and social class, say panelists at Knight Center's diversity conference

Panel on sexual orientation of the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism, talks about sexual diversity in journalism as the intersection between gender, race and social class.

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Following new investigation into 2012 murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez, groups call on federal authorities to reopen case

An investigation by a coalition of international human rights organizations revealed several leads about the 2012 murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez and listed urgent guidelines for the judiciary to reopen the case.

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Academic journal focusing on journalism seeks to expand reach by including more research from Latin America

Researchers from the Southern Hemisphere often do not have space in prestigious journals to submit their research. The UK-based journal Digital Journalism, one of the most reputable in the discipline, recently published Volume 9 with a special issue on Latin America, with articles by Latin American journalists and researchers.

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Young people in developing countries consume news from social media on cell phones, but have a strong mistrust of it, according to study

A total of 138 young people between the ages of 18 and 35, responded to surveys for a study by CIMA, to inquire about news consumption habits and new technologies in young audiences in low- and middle-income countries like Mexico and Colombia.

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Global journalism community rallies for press freedom in Nicaragua as government officially takes over independent newsrooms

In solidarity with the independent journalists who continue to report, investigate and inform Nicaraguan society, 470 journalists from 40 countries signed a letter against repression from the government. 

Latin American photojournalists covering protests are vulnerable to attacks, arrests and more 

In their mission to document the events, many photojournalists in Latin America suffer attacks or arrests by the police.

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Case of Peruvian photojournalist who asked for guarantees for his life sets an important precedent in protection matters

Authorities grant protection guarantees to Peruvian photographer Iván Orbegoso after he received threats against his life following the publication of a photograph showing a police officer firing straight ahead during a demonstration.

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Peruvian media create alliance with support from UN to verify information during electoral campaign in Indigenous languages

Ama Llulla, "don't lie" in Quechua, is the new Peruvian fact-checking network created to combat false information during the electoral campaign ahead of the April 11 general elections.

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Peruvian professors create multimedia report telling the stories of men who found refuge from the pandemic in a bullring

With a podcast, book of crónicas with thoughtful photographs and a mini-documentary in Spanish with an English version, the publishing house of the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC, for its acronym in Spanish) tried to portray the dignity of eleven men by telling their stories.