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‘Shareholders are not the owners of information’ says Daniel Coronell, president of resurrected Colombian magazine Cambio

When the return of Cambio magazine –previously a reference for investigative journalism in Colombia– was announced, it generated debate around press freedom and the situation of the media in the country.

Brazilian journalists launch local data agency in a region of the country with a high concentration of news deserts

Students launched, while still in college and with just US $36, Tatu, a data journalism agency specializing in coverage of the state of Alagoas. Today, the startup has eight employees, is already financially sustainable and seeks to expand coverage

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Report for the World program arrives in Brazil and helps two newsrooms hire reporters

The creators of a successful program matching journalists with underserved communities in the United States are digging roots in Latin America. Report for the World, a program of international news organization The GroundTruth Project, is partnering with Brazilian digital natives Marco Zero and InfoAmazonia to fund reporting positions and offer training for their newsrooms. Launched in mid […]

Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.

Media associations in the Americas call for a debate on platforms paying for content

Through a declaration to “defend the value of professional journalism in the digital ecosystem,” 18 organizations from the Americas call for a debate on the payment of content by digital platforms.

Tela da TN instalada em mercado na zona sul de São Paulo. Ao todo, serão 25 telas, com audiência estimada entre 500 e 800 mil pessoas por mês. Foto: cortesia.

Brazilian digital outlets launch solution to distribute and monetize news about the periphery of São Paulo

Innovative project of four Brazilian journalism outlets expands content distribution in the periphery and favelas while helping to increase revenue for newsrooms. Initially launched in São Paulo, the initiative installed 25 screens in commercial establishments with up to 800,000 visitors each month.

More than a year after the pandemic hit, smaller newspapers in Latin America are still recovering

Smaller print newspapers across Latin America have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which accelerated transitions to digital and forced the publications to find new revenue streams. 

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Nearly 80% of local digital and regional media in Mexico want to include paid content or reader contributions, report says

Nearly 80% of local digital and regional media in Mexico are working for or plan, within three years, to incorporate a reader revenue model, meaning a paywall system, subscriptions, contributions or membership program.

Black Adnet é uma rede reúne sites de mídia negra

Brazilian Black media create Black Adnet, a network to attract advertisers, generate extra revenue and strengthen independent journalism

Black Adnet is a network of 26 independent digital media outlets spread across Brazil, with a total audience of 2.5 million unique users per month, that aims to connect major brands with collectives and media outlets

Who's right? In fight for national market, Brazil’s two main newspapers proclaim themselves ‘the most widely read’

The two largest newspapers in Brazil are in an open dispute for market leadership and they both call themselves leaders, but use different criteria and numbers to reach this conclusion.

Nearly ten years old, CRHoy creates impactful investigations and has built a strong audience

Close to being in existence for a decade, Costa Rican digital outlet CRHoy built a strong audience, betting on a balance between breaking news and impactful investigations, which led to awards and credibility for the outlet.