21 researchers, mostly Latin American, address the lack of media pluralism and diversity of voices in public discourse in the region and how it affects the democratization process
To mark the end of 2020, the LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) team put together a list of the most interesting and important stories we’ve covered this year.
Brazilian research developed an analysis model that assesses the impact of journalists' working conditions on the quality of information published. The study was chosen as the best doctoral thesis of the year by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Journalism.
Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.
How can the examples of two successful European journalism startups be useful to a newspaper run by a workers' cooperative in Latin America? This is what Argentine journalist Javier Borelli seeks to understand in a recently released study.
As democracy has weakened globally over the last quarter century, local authoritarians became the chief threat to journalists, a condition many Latin Americans will recognize.
With a trained reporter's eye, Camarotto noted a curious tendency: the departure of senior journalists from newsrooms to join the communications teams of the governments in the region
Control of public speech was, from the beginning, a characteristic of the new model of government that was established in Venezuela with Hugo Chávez in 1999, said Venezuelan researcher and columnist Andrés Cañizález.
In her book, in addition to analyzing this narrative process, she delves into the work of journalists Marcela Turati, Daniela Rea and Sandra Rodríguez Nieto from Mexico, Patricia Nieto from Colombia and María Eugenia Ludueña from Argentina. Polit also carried out various ethnographic interviews with journalists during her investigations.