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Awards and Opportunities

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‘We are a profession that has had to organize to resist,’ Mexican journalist Marcela Turati, Maria Moors Cabot Prize winner

Journalists arrived from the most dangerous states, and where we began to have contact and awareness of how dangerous it was to be a journalist in Mexico and in some regions.

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Apply now for fellowships at U.S. universities and take time to develop your own reporting project or research idea

We’ve compiled a list of well-known fellowships open to journalists around the world, and some in particular meant for Latin American professionals.

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Media outlets from Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela and U.S. bring home 2019 Gabo Awards

Reports published in media in Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela and the United States were selected as the best in the categories of Text, Coverage, Innovation and Image from 1,730 applications and 12 finalists.

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Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina on Nicaragua: 'Independent journalism has become one of the basic needs of the population'

About 60 independent journalists have gone into exile, which in a country as small as Nicaragua is an important number proportionally speaking.

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Peru’s IDL-Reporteros wins Global Shining Light Award for investigative reports on corruption

In recent years, journalists at Peruvian investigative site IDL-Reporteros have dug into corruption scandals that implicated presidents, politicians and judges. Their work has led to legal investigations and reform, but also to online attacks and protests

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Argentinian and Cuban media win Online Journalism Awards for sports coverage, investigative journalism and explanatory reporting

Newspaper La Nación of Argentina and Cuban site El Toque were the only Latin American media outlets to be recognized at the 2019 Online Journalism Awards on Sept. 14

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Honduran photojournalist wins James Foley Award from ONA for his work exploring the ‘complexities of conflict’ in Latin America

Honduran photojournalist and writer Tomas Ayuso is the 2019 recipient of the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting from the Online Journalism Awards.