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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.

MyNews

Considered a model for journalism on YouTube, Brazilian channel MyNews reaches two years with a large profit

MyNews, completed two years in 2019 with a growing audience of 345,000 subscribers, about 30 people on staff and more than half a million Reais in profit (about US $99,000).

Latin American newsrooms adapt operations as new coronavirus spreads across the continent

As the new coronavirus spreads across Latin America, newsrooms in the region take steps to prevent contagion and protect their teams.

Ricardo Kirschbaum

Newspapers in Argentina with paywalls achieved good results among loyal readers, but strive to win new audiences

Argentine newspapers were late in the trend of the world press to implement paywalls to limit access to content to readers who pay for information. Clarín, a pioneer in the country, launched its digital subscription system just in 2017. For comparison, the Reforma group, from Mexico, was the first in Latin America to adopt the paywall, in […]

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Media crisis and lack of career opportunities lead journalists to work for those they used to monitor, says Brazilian research

With a trained reporter's eye, Camarotto noted a curious tendency: the departure of senior journalists from newsrooms to join the communications teams of the governments in the region

Emmanuel Colombié, da RSF, fala durante primeiro evento de lançamento do site MOM América Latina, em São Paulo. (Foto: Carolina de Assis / Centro Knight)

High concentration of media ownership threatens media plurality in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, says RSF

On Dec. 3, Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its acronym in French) launched the Media Ownership Monitor (MOM) website for Latin America, bringing together studies on media ownership in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

Colombia 2020 El Espectador

For digital sites Pacifista and Colombia2020, peace is the news in a country with a deep history of violence and conflict

Pacifista and Colombia 2020 are two informative projects that share the objective of fulfilling a pedagogical role, combining the explanation of news related to peace issues with a judicious analysis of the context.

Newsroom of Jornal do Commercio in Brazil

Century-old newspapers in Brazil try to unite heritage with digital transformation and getting close to readers

In Brazil, today, there are 26 century-old newspapers in circulation. To stay relevant, they strive to stay true to their history and connected with readers who’ve been with them for decades, emphasizing their belonging to the community.