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.
At a time of worsening press freedom in Brazil, at least 15 legislative bills seek to protect media professionals from attacks. Among them, there are proposals to consider as heinous crimes against journalists, to federalize the investigation of these crimes, to toughen penalties of bodily injury and homicides and even to classify the harassment of press professionals as a crime.
Natalia Viana Viana worked directly with Julian Assange during the investigation and publication of secret U.S. cables, known as “Cablegate,” considered one of the biggest document leaks in the history of journalism
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.
Documentary reconstructs moments of persecution suffered by journalist Hélio Fernandez, owner of newspaper Tribuna da Imprensa, under Brazil’s military dictatorship. Today, at the age of 100, Fernandes still writes daily on his blog and on Facebook.
The government of Daniel Ortega intensified repression against the critical press through the police and the justice system. In 2020 there were daily attacks against freedom of expression, and 2021 opened with raids on the home of journalist Anibal Toruño.
Public media in southern Argentina will have a new governing board, as well as an oversight body for their content, to prevent any "negative impact" of their material on society.
Science Pulse is a social listening tool aimed at helping journalists to get the best out of the scientific community on Twitter and Facebook
The LJR team shares part of our internal glossary of journalistic expressions used to translate the magazine’s articles between English, Spanish and Portuguese.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knight Center stepped up its online learning efforts and adapted its other programming to respond to journalists’ changing needs. In the beginning of the pandemic, we offered a multilingual MOOC on covering COVID-19 to thousands of journalists from around the world, and during 2020 we expanded our […]
The ruling in Daniel Santoro's case defends the secrecy of journalistic sources as something "essential for the proper exercise of journalistic work," said ADEPA.
To mark the end of 2020, the LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) team put together a list of the most interesting and important stories we’ve covered this year.