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MyNews

Considered a model for journalism on YouTube, Brazilian channel MyNews reaches two years with a large profit

MyNews, completed two years in 2019 with a growing audience of 345,000 subscribers, about 30 people on staff and more than half a million Reais in profit (about US $99,000).

Darvinson Rojas

Police officers arrest Venezuelan journalist who reported on the COVID-19 situation in his country

The house of Venezuelan journalist Darvinson Rojas was raided and he was detained by agents of the Special Action Forces (FAES) of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) on March 21, in Caracas.

Miroslava Breach

Federal judge issues conviction against man involved in murder of Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach

After a series of postponements in the trial, a federal court found one of the material co-authors guilty of the murder of the journalist Miroslava Breach, killed on March 23, 2017 in Chihuahua, Mexico.

CNN Brasil

Well-received by Bolsonaro, CNN Brasil debuts, but there are expectations about its editorial line in relation to the government

After more than a year of expectation, the debut of CNN Brasil had much celebration and impact on social networks, but it also received criticism for cold content, little questioning in an interview with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Argentina COVID 19

Coronavirus pandemic creates rare union between competing newspapers in Latin America

The worldwide crisis of the new coronavirus pandemic is spreading a rare wave of collaboration between competing media outlets in Latin America. During the week, publications from at least six Latin American countries published identical covers

Latin American newsrooms adapt operations as new coronavirus spreads across the continent

As the new coronavirus spreads across Latin America, newsrooms in the region take steps to prevent contagion and protect their teams.

AP microsite

COVID-19 challenges Latin American media to be more creative and accessible after it takes over the headlines

Many media outlets in Latin America that had adopted paywalls or made some of their content available only to subscribers have opened access to the general public for all daily coverage of COVID-19

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.

Marcha por el 8M en Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina - Justicia por Fátima Acevedo (Paula Kindsvater / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0))

Latin American women journalists march for equal rights and against gender violence

On International Women's Day, March 8, thousands of  women, including journalists, took to the streets in the main cities of Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

The new podcast El Hilo will launch in a few weeks

New Radio Ambulante podcast, El Hilo, wants to explain the news with a narrative format and focus on Latin America

Radio Ambulante, which has had an award-winning and recognized podcast on Latin American stories for eight years, in addition to investing in listening clubs and a Spanish learning app, will launch a product with a more news-centered focus. Its new podcast, El Hilo, will explain and deepen, in a narrative format, the main headlines about Latin America or global themes with a Latin American perspective.

Inter-American Human Rights Commission charges Brazil with guaranteeing journalists' work

The president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (IACHR-OAS), Joel Hernández García, described the current moment of freedom of expression in Brazil as "unusual."

isoj 2020

An important note about ISOJ cancellation

With a heavy heart, we’ve decided to cancel the in-person component of this year’s International Symposium on Online Journalism due to COVID-19.