A group of organizations, media, and journalists from the region, have come together to create RedLEAL, Network for the Defense of Freedom of Expression in Latin America. The objective of the group is to establish a solidarity network and give visibility to under-reported cases of violations of freedom of expression in Latin America.
Latin America is experiencing a “golden age of investigative reporting,” according to Colombian journalist María Teresa Ronderos. At the annual Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC), reporters from the region shared tips and methodologies for investigating everything from COVID-19 to corruption.
What began as a journalistic experiment during the first year of the pandemic became a Latin American coalition of young media that address human rights issues with a gender perspective, Coalición LATAM.
Collaboration and reporting in a network, those are the words that could summarize the four days of the First Latin American Journalism Meeting to investigate Corruption from different points of view (ELPIC, for its acronym in Spanish). A virtual event that brought together journalists from Latin America and the world, it placed the global tentacles of corruption under the magnifying glass.
Paraguay's El Surti launched applications for the second edition of the Latinográficas program, a space for “innovation and excellence in visual journalism through collaboration." As part of the initiative, nine designers, illustrators or journalists will be chosen to participate and create visuals for reports on the pandemic.
A group of 30 innovative, independent online journalism organizations committed to diversity and democracy took advantage of National Press Freedom Day in Brazil to officially launch AJOR - the Digital Journalism Association.
The first stage of collaboration is the interactive map, called Repression and Death in the Streets of Colombia, which was launched on May 9. The platform allows the viewer to see several videos of police violence, categorized according to date and geolocation.
Cajueira’s goal is to curate reports published by independent northeastern media outlets, mainly digital natives, to help people who want to know more about the Northeast
Ama Llulla, "don't lie" in Quechua, is the new Peruvian fact-checking network created to combat false information during the electoral campaign ahead of the April 11 general elections.
Natalia Viana Viana worked directly with Julian Assange during the investigation and publication of secret U.S. cables, known as “Cablegate,” considered one of the biggest document leaks in the history of journalism