The Spanish language news agency EFE and the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation named five Latin American journalists winners of the King of Spain Journalism Awards on Jan. 12, reported EFE.
The BostonGlobe.com received the EPPY 2011 award for Best Daily Newspaper website in the English category, with more than one million unique visitors in one month, the newspaper reported.
Mexican journalist Adela Navarro Bello has been named one of winners of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s 2011 Courage in Journalism Awards. The awards, which honor women journalists who risk their lives reporting on violence in their countries, will be presented Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, according to IWMF. The award winners also were recognized in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 24.
Ricardo Trotti, Argentine journalist and press freedom director of the Inter-American Press Association, received the Fight for Freedom of Expression Award in recognition of his defense of independent journalism in the Americas, during the organization's 67th annual General Assembly in Lima, Peru.
The Colombian magazine Semana and Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobrás awarded the Semana Petrobrás Journalism Awards, recognizing excellence in South American journalism.
For suffering through attacks and threats for covering drug trafficking and organized crime, Mexican journalist Javier Arturo Valdez Cárdenas was named one of the winners of the Committee to Protect Journalists' 2011 International Press Freedom Awards.
The documentary "Presumed Guilty," which details the shortcomings of the Mexican judicial system, won an Emmy for best investigative journalism, reported CNN México.
Colombian journalist Hollman Morris, who started the investigative television program Contravia in 2003, was awarded the International Nuremberg Human Rights Award on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Nuremberg, Germany.
For the second year in a row, the Argentine newspaper La Nación took top honors for a non-English, large site at the 2011 Online Journalism awards, reported NetNewsCheck.
The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, which also administers the Pulitzer Prize -- the top U.S. journalism award -- announced on Wednesday, Sept. 14, the winners of the 2011 Maria Moors Cabot Prizes.