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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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Venezuelan photographer released after spending 16 months in military prison, but still faces charges

Authorities released Venezuelan freelance photographer Jesús Medina Ezaine from Ramo Verde military prison late in the evening of Jan. 6

Journalism class at Universidad Laica Vicente Ricafuerte taking the data journalism and visualization MOOC from the Knight Center. (Photo Gisela Raymond)

Almost 13,000 students enrolled in Knight Center data journalism course in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Students from the United States to Australia, from Colombia to Spain and from Brazil to Angola have taken part in the Knight Center’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered simultaneously in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Improve your investigative reporting with digital tools & techniques in new Knight Center MOOC

Investigative reports take time, preparation and resources, but when they are finally published, they can lead to greater public awareness of an issue, change public policy or even land the corrupt in jail.

Mexico leads globally as one of deadliest countries for journalists despite ‘historic low’ in killings around the world

Even as the number of journalists killed globally is at its lowest point in 17 years, Mexico continues to be the world’s second deadliest country for press professionals, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Journalists are jailed in Cuba, Honduras and Venezuela for their work, according to annual report from CPJ

Three journalists in Cuba, Honduras and Venezuela are among the 250 journalists jailed worldwide for their work, according to an annual special report from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). They are Cuban journalist Roberto de Jesús Quiñones, Venezuelan Jesús Medina Ezaine and Honduran journalist David Romero Ellner. Quiñones began serving a year-long sentence for resistance and disobedience on […]

Television journalist shot upon leaving station in coastal northern Honduras

José Arita, a journalist for Channel 12 in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, was killed just after leaving the station where he works.

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Argentina’s La Nación is big winner at 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards

Media outlets from Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia won at the 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards given by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 12.

Latin American media to get $4.4 million as part of Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

Thirty winners in 10 Latin American countries were selected as part of the Google News Initiative Innovation Challenges for 2019 and together will receive about US $4.4 million to develop digital projects.

Critical radio host and wife killed in eastern Honduras

Buenaventura Calderón, a radio host who was critical of local authorities, was shot and killed in eastern Honduras on Oct. 31 by unknown individuals riding a motorcycle.

Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina and radio producer Joy Díaz discuss media in Nicaragua. (Teresa Mioli/Knight Center)

Pedro X. Molina uses cartoons to comment on the political and social realities of Nicaragua

Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina talked about the current political crisis Nicaragua is experiencing and how critical media have become targets in the process. It was part of the event, “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.”