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Nicaragua records 61 cases of violence against journalists between December 2019 and February 2020

Between December 16 of last year and February 29 of this year, 61 cases of violence against journalists were documented. In all, 53 journalists were victims of violence, some more than once.

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Venezuela sees more violations to freedom of expression in 2019 than in the last eight years

2019 was the year with “the greatest historical setback” in terms of the deterioration of freedom of information and expression in Venezuela, according to the Press and Society Institute (IPYS) Venezuela.

Young journalist shot in Guatemala dies

Journalist Bryan Leonel Guerra died on March 3 after being shot less than a week earlier in the city of Chiquimula in eastern Guatemala.

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Coronavirus fact-checking collaboration brings together 91 organizations in 40 countries and may be the largest in history

A global collaboration project between fact-checking organizations is working to disprove rumors and combat disinformation about the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus epidemic.

Demonstration outside Secretaria de Gobernación (Secretary of Governorship) against Mexican journalist Javier Valdez murdering, occured in Culiacán, Sinaloa on May 15th, 2017.

Three years after murder, one of the killers of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez has been sentenced

The man who admitted to having participated in the murder of investigative Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, shot and killed on May 15, 2017, has received 14 years and eight months in prison.

Javier Borelli, former president of the journalists' cooperative that manages Tiempo Argentino: "I understand that what we want will not be achieved with just one Tiempo Argentino. There has to be many Tiempos Argentinos so that we can grow together." Photo: courtesy

Research shows how to adapt experiences of European journalism startups to the Latin American reality

How can the examples of two successful European journalism startups be useful to a newspaper run by a workers' cooperative in Latin America? This is what Argentine journalist Javier Borelli seeks to understand in a recently released study.

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I/A Court HR admits case from newspaper El Universo against the State of Ecuador after criminal sentence for defamation in 2012

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court HR) decided to admit the case of newspaper El Universo against the State of Ecuador.

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Check out the program for ISOJ 2020 and register now for this unique global conference on online journalism

The short program for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism is now available. ISOJ 2020 features more than 40 speakers from around the world who will discuss the present and future of digital journalism from April 24 – 25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.

Prosecutor declares 1990 murder of Colombian journalist a crime against humanity

The murders of journalist Silvia Duzán and three members of the Association of Farm Workers of Carare declared as crimes against humanity...

UPDATE: Mexican journalist abducted in Morelos is rescued by state and federal authorities

A magazine director in the state of Morelos was rescued in an operation by state and federal authorities on Feb. 20 after being abducted by armed men the previous day.

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Apply for the new Spanish-language course on journalistic coverage with a gender perspective

A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with the International Women’s Media Foundation, will provide strategies and tips for covering different genders and identities.

Posters protesting the feminicide of Ingrid Escamilla

Media coverage of a high-profile femicide in Mexico City sparked debate concerning how journalists cover murders of women

Ingrid Escamilla, 25, was brutally murdered in the Mexico City neighborhood of Vallejo on Feb. 9 and her body mutilated. Her remains were published the following day on the covers of newspaper La Prensa and tabloid Pásala, the latter with the headline “La culpa la tuvo Cupido” (It was Cupid’s fault).