Brazil now has a prize to call its own: the Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism, whose entries were opened on June 27 during the 14th Congress of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) in São Paulo.
Jota and Verificado were recognized along with eight other news products during the World News Media Congress in Glasgow, Scotland on June 2.
The photos of journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal were recognized this year during the 2019 POY Latam Awards, founded in 2011 by Loup Langton and Pablo Corral Vega and held every two years.
At a time when journalism is subject to various threats in Latin America, independent media require not only sufficient funding, but also encouragement and guidance from other organizations that have tried successful formulas.
Making money from journalism is hard. That was the general takeaway from the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) panel “Subscriptions and memberships: Reinventing the relationship with your audience” April 12.
archives courtesy of their local reporting. Wrapping up the lightning round at ISOJ was Selymar Colón, vice president and editor-in-chief for Digital News at Univision. She made a passionate and fun plea for journalists to shoot video vertically with their smartphones instead of horizontally.
Venezuelan news site El Pitazo and Colombian news director Darío Arizmendi were recognized by the Ortega y Gasset awards from Spanish newspaper El País.
Journalists from Brazil and Venezuela are among the seven international media professionals selected to receive the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University in the U.S. for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) opened applications for the 2019 Gabo Awards, which recognize the best journalistic works in Ibero-America.
Nominations are open for the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, the prestigious awards for reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.