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Journalistic investigations from Latin America are highlighted in handbook on data journalism

“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice” provides a critical assessment of data journalism itself, nine years after the release of the first book in the series. Latin America is represented in eight chapters, with investigations into the agricultural industry, mapping of trees in urban capitals and large-scale analysis of wiretapping.

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Abraji records 174 cases of journalists being blocked by Brazilian authorities on Twitter

Can a politician who holds an important public office block a journalist on social media? This is an urgent debate for the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji)

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Abraji records 174 cases of journalists being blocked by Brazilian authorities on Twitter

Can a politician who holds an important public office block a journalist on social media? This is an urgent debate for the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji)

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Knight Center announces program and speakers for the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. Sign up!

The First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism will have 19 speakers from Latin America and the United States in four thematic sessions and two special tables on March 26 and 27, 2021.

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Following new investigation into 2012 murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez, groups call on federal authorities to reopen case

An investigation by a coalition of international human rights organizations revealed several leads about the 2012 murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez and listed urgent guidelines for the judiciary to reopen the case.

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Brazil among countries where there is not a single non-white top editor across leading news brands, according to the Reuters Institute

Despite widely recognized as a diverse country, Brazil appears in the report as one of the three countries examined in a recent Reuters Institute report where there is not a single non-white editor in the sample, along with Germany and the UK.

Brazil among three countries where there is not a single non-white top editor across leading news brands, according to the Reuters Institute

This article was originally published in MediaTalks by J&Cia.   On UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism/ University of Oxford has published new research looking at the proportion of news editors that are non-white across 100 leading online and offline news brands in five […]

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Colombian State withdraws from historic hearing into abduction, torture and sexual assault of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima

In what has been cataloged by various experts as "re-victimizing,” "unprecedented," and even "shameful," the Colombian State withdrew from a virtual hearing held by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court H.R.) regarding the abduction, torture and sexual assault of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima in 2000. “The criminals have wanted to silence me […]

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Academic journal focusing on journalism seeks to expand reach by including more research from Latin America

Researchers from the Southern Hemisphere often do not have space in prestigious journals to submit their research. The UK-based journal Digital Journalism, one of the most reputable in the discipline, recently published Volume 9 with a special issue on Latin America, with articles by Latin American journalists and researchers.

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COVID-19 kills more than one journalist a day in Latin America; region is the world’s most fatal for press professionals

Swiss-based non-profit organization Press Emblem Campaign reports 908 journalists died of COVID-19 in 70 countries as of March 16. Of these, 505 occurred in 18 Latin American countries. That is, 55% of the total.

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Digital magazine wants to show what it's like to be LGBT in Central America

“Living leaves a mark” is the motto of the new digital magazine Impronta (Imprint), founded and directed by LGBT journalists from Central America and launched on March 7.

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Revista digital quer mostrar como é ser LGBT na América Central 

"Viver deixa uma marca" é o lema da nova revista digital Impronta, fundada e dirigida por jornalistas LGBT da América Central e lançada em 7 de março.