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After virtual congress with 10,000 participants, Abraji evaluates hybrid model for the coming years

In addition to having a larger audience, the online model allowed the public to be more diverse, with the attendance of students, journalists and professors of various regions of the country, including people that maybe would not have had resources to travel to São Paulo. 

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Almost 12,000 Ibero-American judicial operators have been trained in international standards of freedom of expression

After seven years of the course, “International legal framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and journalists' protection,” almost 12,000 Ibero-American judicial operators have been trained.

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Latin American journalists suffered 630 attacks during the first half of 2020

Between January and June of 2020, Voces del Sur, a Latin American initiative, registered 630 aggressions against the press in the region. These went on the rise or worsened after governments issued a health emergency.

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In Paraguay, reporter and director of newspaper are at risk of imprisonment in lawsuit filed by former deputy minister

On Sept. 16, Natalia Zuccolillo, the director of the Paraguayan newspaper ABC Color, and journalist Juan Carlos Lezcano will go to trial and could be sentenced to prison and pay a $1.4 million fine – a move that has alarmed organizations and press freedom advocates.

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Ecuador Verifica: media, universities and organizations unite to combat disinformation in elections

The initiative, according to the organizers, is unprecedented in Ecuador and is inspired by similar initiatives in Latin America, such as Verificado in Mexico and Projeto Comprova in Brazil.

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Digital investigations: New online course teaches journalists how to follow the digital trail of people and entities

The MOOC will be held from to help journalists obtain the tools necessary to investigate and monitor those behind social media accounts and entities.

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‘Equity & ethics in data journalism’ MOOC is now available as a self-directed course

The four-week course addressed tools and techniques to help journalists tell data stories fairly and ethically, offering a hands-on guide through the process of learning to identify inequity and hidden bias.

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With 10,000 supporters, Intercept Brasil earns $55,000 per month and expands investigative reporting

The amount raised was used to hire journalists, move the newsroom to a larger and safer building, and to purchase equipment

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In the midst of the pandemic, city officials of Rio de Janeiro guard hospitals to prevent journalists from doing their job

Officials of the city of Rio organize to block journalists from carrying out their work in front of health units. Organizations denounce the systematic efforts against press freedom.

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Sentence in case of Miroslava Breach is "a small step further in this country of impunity," said Mexican colleague

After almost three years after the trial started for Miroslava Breach’s murder, Juan Carlos Moreno Ochoa was declared guilty on March 18 and sentence on August 2020.

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How to improve coverage of local elections? Manual helps Brazilian journalists with data and tips

“We joke that if a reporter were to come from mars, know Portuguese, and read the manual, he would be able to get by the elections”, said Angela Pimenta, who is the editor of the project and director of operations of Projor

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WHO’s director highlights Knight Center’s online course 'Journalism in a Pandemic' during media briefing

In his opening remarks of the briefing, the WHO’s director general highlighted the efforts of the Knight Center in educating journalists across the globe about how to improve the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.