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An independent digital media outlet in Uruguay achieved financial sustainability in just one year, but growing is a risk

The case of the Uruguayan site Amenaza Roboto is remarkable. Within a year, the multimedia platform that covers science and technology produced in Latin America for a Spanish-speaking audience has paid all its bills.

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Digital media from Venezuela launch collaborative journalism platform to join resources, investigate and circumvent censorship

To face the many challenges that currently exist in Venezuela, many journalistic media have found themselves in need of forming alliances to continue reporting and investigating.

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Leaked messages allegedly show former Panamanian president tried to influence media coverage through executives

Messages leaked by an anonymous group allegedly show that former Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela sustained an operation during his tenure to carry out online attacks on journalists.

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For digital sites Pacifista and Colombia2020, peace is the news in a country with a deep history of violence and conflict

Pacifista and Colombia 2020 are two informative projects that share the objective of fulfilling a pedagogical role, combining the explanation of news related to peace issues with a judicious analysis of the context.

Spanish foundation that collaborates with the Latin American press seeks to change the narrative of migration stories

When addressing stories about migrants in journalism, "we have to stop talking about the path because that is killing us," Lucila Rodríguez-Alarcón, general director of the Spanish journalism foundation and platform porCausa.

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Alliance of 12 regional media outlets tackles big issues in Mexico

Soon before the “caravans” in Mexico were plastered across headlines internationally, a group of journalists spread throughout the country made a plan – the reporters would follow along with the refugees and migrants from the beginning to the end of their trip. The reporters covered almost every step of the nearly 2,500-mile journey from Chiapas to […]

Colombian journalist Claudia Duque renounces criminal proceedings in case for her psychological torture; denounces impunity

Journalist Claudia Julieta Duque announced that she will suspend her participation in the criminal proceedings in the case for her persecution and psychological torture.

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Argentina’s La Nación is big winner at 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards

Media outlets from Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia won at the 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards given by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 12.

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Century-old newspapers in Brazil try to unite heritage with digital transformation and getting close to readers

In Brazil, today, there are 26 century-old newspapers in circulation. To stay relevant, they strive to stay true to their history and connected with readers who’ve been with them for decades, emphasizing their belonging to the community.

Mexico, Brazil and Puerto Rico take home 2019 ‘Javier Valdez’ Latin American awards for investigative journalism

The 2019 edition of the ‘Javier Valdez’ Latin American Prize for Investigative Journalism recognized journalists from Quinto Elemento Lab (Mexico), Globo TV (Brazil) and the Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI) of Puerto Rico, for excellence in journalism.

Latin American media to get $4.4 million as part of Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

Thirty winners in 10 Latin American countries were selected as part of the Google News Initiative Innovation Challenges for 2019 and together will receive about US $4.4 million to develop digital projects.

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Bolivian media and journalists attacked at newsrooms and while covering social protests during political crisis

In Bolivia, several media outlets and journalists have found it necessary to suspend their work in the face of the insecure environment that prevails in the country after three weeks of social demonstrations.