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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.

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Velocity fund helps Latin American digital media to professionalize organizations, diversify and be sustainable

By virtue of the financial and strategic support of a program for digital media in Latin America, 10 media outlets managed to grow as organizations, create and strengthen products, in addition to increasing their audience despite the general crisis caused by the pandemic.

Ilustração

With 10,000 supporters, Intercept Brasil earns $55,000 per month and expands investigative reporting

The amount raised was used to hire journalists, move the newsroom to a larger and safer building, and to purchase equipment

Dimmi Amora, founder of Agência Infra: a journalistic product to serve a specific sector of the market. Photo: André Coelho

Balancing content and business: a challenge of Brazilian journalists’ startup covering infrastructure

Digital Natives: Agência Infra, which started 2017, is a Brazilian digital news organization that covers infrastructure projects for a demanding public and experiments with different products and services.

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Pandemic opens opportunities for small digital media in Latin America

Pandemic has brought business opportunities and editorial collaborations to some small digital media from the region that have contributed to their development and increase in audience. 

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Brazilian media grew during the pandemic and they are betting on subscriptions

Brazilian digital media outlets like JOTA, NEX and Ponte grew during the COVID-19 pandemic and they are betting more and more on their subscriptions and membership programs to keep themselves afloat.

Journalists Save Lives

In Brazil, newspapers cut journalists' work hours and salaries during pandemic

The crisis of the traditional journalism business model has intensified with the coronavirus pandemic. In Brazil, newspapers are laying off workers, cutting wages and slashing journalists' work hours.

Yan Boechat added a mask and glove to his photographic equipment. (Photo: Courtesy)

Telecommuting not an option: Photojournalists are at the forefront of coverage of COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America

The rule is to work from home, however, for a certain group of press professionals, this isn’t a possibility. Photojournalists need to be on the streets to document the crisis closely.

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Coronavirus impacts finances of Latin American newspapers, which suspend print editions, reduce salaries and layoff journalists

The reduction or suspension of print editions, salary cuts and mass layoffs. The coronavirus pandemic has hit the financial health of Latin American media companies at a time when journalistic work is essential for society.