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Awards and Opportunities

2021 Cabot Prize Winners

All Cabot Prizes go to women journalists for the first time in history of award honoring reporting on the Americas

For the first time since they were founded in 1938, all Maria Moors Cabot Prizes will go to women journalists. The 2021 recipients are Eliane Brum, a Brazilian freelance journalist; Adela Navarro Bello, general director of Mexican magazine ZETA; Mary Beth Sheridan, Mexico and Central America correspondent for The Washington Post; and Adriana Zehbrauskas, U.S.-based […]

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Innovation and restrictions on the press in the midst of pandemic: a look back at the most important stories of 2020

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.

Impacto do aquecimento global na saúde pública é tema atual para jornalistas. Foto: divulgação

Guide shows Latin American journalists how to cover the climate crisis with a focus on public health

A guide recently launched by the organization Saudé sem Dano (Health Care Without Harm) provides tools for journalists in Latin America to include the perspective of public health in coverage of climate change.

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Pulitzer Center seeks South American fellows to cover deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

A new fellowship program aims to recruit investigative journalists in South America to cover this vast area and one of the biggest stories of our lifetime: the destruction of the world’s rainforests.

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Latin American journalists have benefited from fellowships at U.S. universities. Here’s how you can apply and follow in their steps

For decades, dozens of journalists from Latin America and around the world have taken advantage of fellowship programs at prestigious U.S. universities.

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Latin American media chosen for second phase of Velocidad program will receive additional $600,000 in direct investment

Six media outlets from Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Venezuela and Chile will proceed to the second phase of the Velocidad independent media accelerator program.

Ricardo Calderón feature

Knowing that investigations "have served to purge institutions, expose corruption and restore the dignity of victims is more than enough,” says Ricardo Calderón, winner of the Moors Cabot

Colombian journalist Ricardo Calderón was one of the winners of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot Awards. His investigations have leaded to the removal from office, arrests and prosecutions of dozens of shady officials, and because of that his life has been in danger.

'I had to walk with a bodyguard for awhile,' said Patrícia Campos Mello, winner of the Maria Moors Cabot 2020

Brazilian reporter Patricia Campos Mello was one of the winner of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot. The Columbia Journalism School described Campos Mello as “a fearless investigative reporter.”

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NPR correspondent Carrie Kahn, winner of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot, points to the importance of making “alliances with local journalists”

“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.

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"I see my work as a photographer as analogous to forensic anthropology," said photojournalist Stephen Ferry, winner of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot

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.