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Most Brazilian media use WhatsApp in a limited way and miss opportunities to generate revenue from the app, says researcher

The diagnosis was made by Brazilian researcher Giuliander Carpes, a doctoral candidate in communication and information sciences at the University of Toulouse III who has just published a study on the subject

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Nicaraguan police take over La Prensa offices, announce investigation and detain general manager

Nicaraguan newspaper La Prensa is under investigation and workers are prohibited from entering the building, located in Managua, after the national police raided it on Aug. 13.

La Prensa stops circulating on paper due to lack of supplies, leaving Nicaragua without daily print newspaper

Newspaper La Prensa of Nicaragua circulated in print for the last time on Aug. 12, at least temporarily, due to the lack of raw materials, the publication reported. La prensa said it will continue to report through social media and its website.

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Self-censorship and collective action are strategies used by journalists in Mexico and Brazil to deal with risk, study points out

A recently published study revealed how journalists in Mexico and Brazil deal with the stress resulting from risky experiences in the profession, and how these experiences are connected to structural issues that affect the field of journalism.

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Mexican digital media outlet Serendipia works to balance in-depth data journalism and content creation for social networks

Serendipia, a small media outlet from Puebla, Mexico, is using social media platforms YouTube and TikTok to bring data journalism and promote access to information to readers.

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Colombian journalism laboratory covers women and LGBTQ+ communities traditionally excluded from coverage

Laboratorio de Historias Poderosas, or the Powerful Stories Laboratory, was born in early 2021 as a means of expanding traditional media narratives to include women and LGBTQ+ people in coverage.

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Learn how to enhance your investigative reporting in platforms: Register for new Knight Center course

The latest Big Online Course (BOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will show you how to dig through key digital assets to gain a clearer picture of the people you’re researching. 

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Collaboration, training and information: Network brings together Black journalists in search of greater representation in communications

The mission of the Network of Journalists for Diversity in Communication is to increase the representation of Black journalists in Brazilian media. Formed in 2018, initially through a group on WhatsApp to share job opportunities among Black journalists, the network has evolved to establish partnerships with human resources companies and international organizations and now has more than 200 journalists.

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Nearly 80% of local digital and regional media in Mexico want to include paid content or reader contributions, report says

Nearly 80% of local digital and regional media in Mexico are working for or plan, within three years, to incorporate a reader revenue model, meaning a paywall system, subscriptions, contributions or membership program.

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Media from Colombia, Brazil and Mexico promote membership programs and offer useful lessons in the search for reader revenue

This story was originally published by the Reuter's Institute at the University of Oxford and has been republished here with permission.   The pandemic has worsened the economic outlook for many news publishers. At the same time, it has afforded an opportunity to diversify revenue streams by offering service journalism and editorial products more directly connected to readers’ […]

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Pandemic brought new excuses to attack journalists and restrict freedom of expression in Latin America in 2020, says Article 19

Brazil, Nicaragua, Bolivia, El Salvador and Venezuela registered the greatest drops in Latin America in Article 19’s freedom of expression scale over the last decade.

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Nearly 4,000 journalists are learning data reporting in Knight Center’s latest MOOC in Spanish. Registration still open

There’s still time to register for the Knight Center’s introductory course on data journalism and catch up with video lessons and course material.