A Spanish journalist is the latest foreign correspondent covering the sociopolitical crisis in Venezuela to be ordered to leave the country by the government of President Nicolás Maduro, according to local and international media.
Two former paramilitary members have been sentenced to a total of 70 years in prison in relation to the abduction, torture and sexual abuse of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima that happened almost 20 years ago.
Telésforo Santiago Enríquez, founder of indigenous community radio station Estéreo Cafetal, was killed on May 2 in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
The late Juan Javier Ortega Reyes and Paúl Rivas Bravo from newspaper El Comercio of Ecuador are among the 21 press professionals whose names will be added to the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas wanted to celebrate World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) by turning the tape recorder to journalists and press freedom advocates.
Each May 3 is a global celebration of press freedom and its importance to society. For this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), journalists and press freedom advocates will focus on media and elections, as well as the role of media in peace and reconciliation
A senior representative of the Peruvian Catholic Church who accused an investigative journalist of defamation withdrew his lawsuit against her.
At least three media outlets were taken off the air and 14 journalists were hit by pellets, beaten or suffered other aggressions while carrying out their work during a tense day in Venezuela
Between 1995 and 2018, 64 communicators – journalists, broadcasters and bloggers – were murdered in Brazil because of their profession. In half of those cases, those responsible were identified and a complaint was filed by the public prosecutor’s office
At a time when journalism is subject to various threats in Latin America, independent media require not only sufficient funding, but also encouragement and guidance from other organizations that have tried successful formulas.
With little more than four months in power, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has implemented a strategy of harassment and disqualification against media that is causing a polarization of the press in that country, according to journalists Salvador Camarena and Daniel Moreno.
After a chorus of The Beatles’ uplifting tune “Yellow Submarine” filled the room, Dave Winer, one of the early leaders of blogging and editor of the Scripting News weblog, proceeded to chastise the news media at 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13.