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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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Colombian Army spied on journalists, Semana magazine reveals

A report in Colombia’s Semana magazine alleging that more than two dozen national and international journalists were spied on by Army intelligence officials has led to uproar and calls for further investigations.

Press advocates fight against disinformation and for journalist security on World Press Freedom Day

As it has done with most things, the current COVID-19 pandemic has made its mark on the annual celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), recognized each year on May 3.

Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future

Covering COVID-19 now and in the future: Knight Center, UNESCO and WHO launch free online course for journalists. Register now!

To help arm journalists with knowledge and tools to cover the virus and the health, social and financial crises it is causing, the Knight Center is offering the free online course “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future.”

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Latin America sees decline in respect for press freedom; coronavirus pandemic exacerbates existing crises for media: RSF

Latin America has seen an overall decline in respect for press freedom, according to the 2020 World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its acronym in French).

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Free course 'Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age' is now available online

A total 3,877 students from 147 countries and territories registered for the instructor-led version of the Knight Center course, “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age,” which ran from Feb. 3 to March 1, 2020.

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Missing Mexican journalist is found decapitated in Guerrero

Mexican authorities located a cephalic body part – meaning related to the head – of a journalist who went missing from the state of Guerrero on April 2.

UNESCO will provide grants in the framework of the World Campaign for Media Freedom

UNESCO is donating a total of US $500,000 to nonprofit organizations, including media associations and/or journalists, with projects that improve legal protections for journalists, as well as those that support investigative journalism aimed at fighting impunity.

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Mexican journalist who received threats is missing from Guerrero

Journalist Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez, 50, has been missing from the Mexican state of Guerrero since April 2.

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Journalist who denounced death threats is killed in broad daylight in Veracruz, Mexico

Journalist María Elena Ferral was shot eight times while in central Papantla in the state of Veracruz around 2 p.m. on March 30, according to Diario de Xalapa, a newspaper for which she was a correspondent. She died six hours later.

Former members of military dictatorship charged in murder of journalist Vladimir Herzog after 45 years

After 45 years, on March 16, federal prosecutors in Brazil charged former members of the military dictatorship for involvement in the death of journalist Vladimir Herzog.