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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

screenshot of La Nacion

Online Journalism Awards go to innovative news media in Argentina, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela

Latin American newsrooms won four big honors at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, prestigious prizes recognizing excellent digital journalism.

José Guadalupe Chan Dzib

Threatened police reporter killed in Quintana Roo, Mexico ahead of general elections

Police reporter José Guadalupe Chan Dzib was shot and killed at a bar in the state of Quintana Roo just ahead of general elections in Mexico.

Fundación Violeta B. de Chamorro

Independent journalists in Nicaragua report physical attacks, death threats and defamation campaigns on social media

As attacks against journalists in Nicaragua grow after months of protest, independent journalists in the country are calling for freedom to carry out their work. They are also expressing hope in the international organizations on the ground that are working to curb violence in the Central American nation.

Photo of the abducted journalists from the Twitter account “Nos Faltan 3”

Governments confirm that bodies found in Colombian jungle belong to abducted Ecuadoran journalists

The Colombian and Ecuadoran governments confirmed that three bodies found in Tumaco, Colombia belong to the El Comercio reporting team that was abducted on March 26 while reporting in the border region.

The home of the father of Alberto Castaño, administrative director of ICLEP, was also raided, according to ICLEP. (ICLEP)

Cuban journalists report increase in detentions and other abuses of power by authorities

Independent Cuban journalists are calling for support from international governments and organizations as they report a rise in detentions and attacks.

Jairo Sousa

Brazilian radio journalist who was previously threatened is killed while arriving at workplace

Radio journalist Jairo Sousa was killed while arriving at Rádio Pérola FM in the northern state of Pára in the early morning of June 21. He was going to host his program “Show da Peróla.”

Photo of the abducted journalists from the Twitter account “Nos Faltan 3”

Ecuadoran government and family members of slain El Comercio journalists protest Colombia's communication after remains found

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos posted on Twitter on June 21 that three bodies were found that could belong to a team of journalists and their driver who worked for Ecuadoran newspaper El Comercio and were reportedly killed in a border region by a dissident group of the FARC.

(Screenshot from FLIP, the Colombian press freedom group that has ben assisting the family members of the missing journalists)

Three bodies found in Colombia could be Ecuadoran journalists who went missing and were killed near border

Three bodies that could belong to two Ecuadoran journalists and a driver for newspaper El Comercio were found in Colombia, 88 days after the team was abducted near the border of the two countries.

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018

Smartphones reign supreme for news consumers in Latin America, according to Reuters Institute

The 2018 Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) surveyed four Latin American countries and found that in each case, a majority of respondents are accessing their news from their smartphones.

Rosario Mosso Castro (IWMF)

Mexican journalist and U.S. photographer based in Caracas honored with IWMF Courage in Journalism Award

Rosario Mosso Castro, investigative reporter and editor-in-chief of Mexican magazine ZETA, and U.S. photojournalist Meridith Kohut, who documents the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, are recipients of the 2018 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF).