The gloomy end of Jornal do Brasil is not necessarily the rule that is being followed by other Brazilian newspapers that, more recently, have also given up their daily print editions to prioritize digital platforms.
The board of directors of newspaper El Nuevo Diario reported that it decided to discontinue its digital and print publication due to economic, technical and logistical difficulties that make its operation "unsustainable" after four decades of circulation.
In a note to readers on Sept. 17, The New York Times abruptly announced the end of its Spanish edition, after more than three years, for financial reasons.
Just as the Center for Journalistic Investigation (CIPER) of Chile begins a new stage of financing through a membership model, its founder, journalist Mónica González, has won the most important journalism award in the country.
After 24 years, the journalistic foundation founded by the Colombian journalist and nobel laureate for literature, Gabriel García Márquez, has changed its name. The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for the New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) is now Fundación Gabo, or the Gabo Foundation, taking on the moniker used affectionately to refer to the icon.
The report is written at a time when long-standing and startup news organizations alike are facing great challenges in terms of financial sustainability and survival.
The action button was launched in February 2019. Since then, it has generated more than a thousand responses or actions among its members.
The report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” underlines a “core difference” between the membership and subscription models.
With the objective of training a diverse group of professionals and forming a network of collaborators throughout Brazil, journalist Alecsandra Zapparoli created the first edition of the Jornada Galápagos de Jornalismo.
In three years and three months of operation, Brazilian site Nexo Jornal has become a regional and global reference for digital journalism.