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Teresa Mioli

Teresa Mioli coordinates all online content for the Knight Center and is editor of the LatAm Journalism Review. She is interested in press freedom, democratization, and investigative journalism in Latin America and is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of independent news media to the health of democracies. She produces journalistic work with the aim of helping people to make informed decisions about their lives and societies and wants to make sure other journalists are able to do the same. Teresa has Bachelors' degrees in Journalism and Plan II Honors (Liberal Arts) and a Master's degree in Latin American Studies, all from the University of Texas at Austin. She started her journalistic career at The Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas where she last worked as a breaking news reporter.

Teresa Mioli coordina todo el contenido en línea del Centro Knight y es la editora de LatAm Journalism Review. Es una periodista con interés en la libertad de prensa, la democratización y el periodismo investigativo en América Latina y está dedicada a crear mayor consciencia sobre la importancia de los medios noticiosos independientes para la salud de las democracias. El objetivo de su trabajo periodístico es ayudar las personas para que tomen decisiones informadas sobre sus vidas y sus sociedades, y busca que otros periodistas tengan la posibilidad de hacer lo mismo. Teresa tiene una licenciatura en Periodismo y Artes liberales (Plan II Honors), y una maestría en Estudios Latinoamericanos, todos de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Empezó su carrera en periodismo en The Beaumont Enterprise al sureste de Texas, en donde recientemente trabajó como reportera de noticias de última hora.

Teresa Mioli coordena todo o conteúdo online do Centro Knight e é editora da LatAm Journalism Review é uma jornalista interessada em liberdade de imprensa, democratização e jornalismo investigativo na América Latina. Ela se dedica a aumentar a percepção sobre a importância da mídia independente para a saúde das democracias. Ela produz seu trabalho jornalístico com o objetivo de ajudar as pessoas a fazerem decisões informadas a respeito de suas vidas e sociedades, e quer fazer com que outros jornalistas sejam capazes de fazer o mesmo. Teresa é bacharel em jornalismo e artes liberais (Plan II Honors), com mestrado em estudos latinoamericanos, todos da Universidade do Texas em Austin. Ela começou a sua carreira jornalística no jornal The Beaumont Enterprise no sudeste do Texas, onde ela trabalhou como repórter de hard news.

Recent Articles

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Report for the World program arrives in Brazil and helps two newsrooms hire reporters

The creators of a successful program matching journalists with underserved communities in the United States are digging roots in Latin America. Report for the World, a program of international news organization The GroundTruth Project, is partnering with Brazilian digital natives Marco Zero and InfoAmazonia to fund reporting positions and offer training for their newsrooms. Launched in mid […]

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Nearly 1,000 journalists in Latin America have died from COVID-19; Brazil and Peru have highest number of cases

More than half of the journalists who have died from COVID-19 globally are from Latin America, with Brazil leading the cases. In the region, which has seen at least 954 media workers die from the virus, Brazil has at least 280 deaths, followed by Peru (198), Mexico (120) and Colombia (77). 

More than a year after the pandemic hit, smaller newspapers in Latin America are still recovering

Smaller print newspapers across Latin America have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which accelerated transitions to digital and forced the publications to find new revenue streams. 

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Nicaraguan police take over La Prensa offices, announce investigation and detain general manager

Nicaraguan newspaper La Prensa is under investigation and workers are prohibited from entering the building, located in Managua, after the national police raided it on Aug. 13.

21 Latin American media projects selected for second edition of Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

Twenty one media outlets from nine countries in Latin America will benefit from US $2 million as part of the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge to improve operations, strengthen business models, create new products and more. “Innovating, essentially, is developing creative and transformative processes and exploring new approaches to change the way an organization […]

2021 Cabot Prize Winners

All Cabot Prizes go to women journalists for the first time in history of award honoring reporting on the Americas

For the first time since they were founded in 1938, all Maria Moors Cabot Prizes will go to women journalists. The 2021 recipients are Eliane Brum, a Brazilian freelance journalist; Adela Navarro Bello, general director of Mexican magazine ZETA; Mary Beth Sheridan, Mexico and Central America correspondent for The Washington Post; and Adriana Zehbrauskas, U.S.-based […]

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Cuban journalists detained during historic demonstrations; some whereabouts unknown and one faces charges

Seven journalists have been detained in Cuba following historic demonstrations throughout the island that started on July 11 amid food and medication shortages.

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Mexican editor of El Faro digital newspaper given five days to leave El Salvador after government denies work permit

In what journalists and press groups say is an act against the free exercise of journalism in El Salvador, El Faro editor Daniel Lizárraga, of Mexico, has had his temporary work permit denied by the government.

Paraguay’s El Surti aims to form collaborative networks to promote graphic journalism in Latin America

Paraguay's El Surti launched applications for the second edition of the Latinográficas program, a space for “innovation and excellence in visual journalism through collaboration." As part of the initiative, nine designers, illustrators or journalists will be chosen to participate and create visuals for reports on the pandemic.

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Webinar for journalists covering COVID-19 vaccines now available in 13 languages

Video of the popular webinar offering international perspectives for journalists covering the COVID-19 vaccines is now available in six additional languages, amplifying the number of media practitioners able to benefit from this educational resource offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in collaboration with two United Nations agencies. “Covering the COVID-19 Vaccines: […]