“It’s a great honor! I’m very amazed and humbled by the award, especially since it comes from my colleagues and peers in the region,” Carrie Kahn said.
Ferry, whose career spans more than three decades, is described as a photojournalist "with the patience of an anthropologist and great humanity" by the Columbia Journalism School.
Two investigative reporters, one independent photojournalist and a veteran public radio reporter have been named as recipients of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot Prizes.
The Online News Association has opened entries for its annual contest, the Online Journalism Awards (OJA). Deadline to apply is June 4.
The announcement of the ten Latin American journalism start-ups selected to receive $1.5 million in direct investment from the Velocidad program generated enthusiasm among the winners. In addition to the resources, the outlets will receive 1,600 consulting hours to generate new revenue streams, engage audiences and ultimately develop a more sustainable media business.
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.
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.
“With their colleagues, they continue covering the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela exposing corruption, human rights violations, and environmental crimes, among others,” the Cabot jury said.
The other big story is the rise of hate groups focused on the border embodied in the alleged gunman from the Dallas area who drove 600 miles and more than 10 hours to in his words "kill Mexicans" and stop the “Hispanic invasion."
It would be silly and a lie to say that I have not made mistakes. But the worst thing a journalist can do is believe that he knows something definitively.