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Gender and Diversity

Colagem Praia dos Ossos.

Latin American podcasts on femicide show systemic violence and institutional failures

The narrative journalism podcasts Praia dos Ossos and The Red Note start with crimes committed decades ago, to address a reality that persists in the region: systemic violence against women and a macho culture that blames the victims

Alane reis no microfone

Meet four Brazilian Black media outlets that produce anti-racist journalism with a racial perspective

To counteract the lack of diversity inside the press, many Black media outlets and collectives have emerged in recent years in the country, to give visibility to the anti-racist struggle and to do journalism with a racial perspective.

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See which brave Latin American journalists were named as part of the IWMF #JournoHeroes campaign

Twelve women journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean were named by our community of readers and journalists as part of the #JournoHeroes campaign organized by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Diana Zurco

'Sometimes I feel a magnifying glass on me,' says Diana Zurco, the first trans woman to host a newscast in Argentina

LJR caught up with Zurco to find out how the public has reacted to her start, the evolution of her work and her relationship with colleagues.

Alice Bastos Neves

'An opportunity to break taboos': Brazilian journalist fighting cancer presents TV show without wig

Alice Bastos Neves, 36, presenter of Globo Esporte and reporter for RBS TV, an affiliate of Rede Globo, shared her breast cancer diagnosis with the public and presented the program with her head shaved. See the journalist's interview with LJR.

Kaja Negra - Ante el racismo

Covering racism in Latin American newsrooms goes beyond publishing about violence

This is part two of an article addressing racism and the coverage of racial violence in Latin American newsrooms. To read part one, click here.    Recent coverage of racism and racial violence in Latin America has drawn attention to not only the need for this coverage, but the need to have more Black and […]

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Latin American journalism joins global conversation on racism and diversity in newsrooms

In recent months, headlines in media outlets from Cuba to Brazil highlight the murders of Black and Indigenous men and youth, placing them in the context of a notorious case that had global repercussions.

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Join LatAm Journalism Review and IWMF in recognizing brave women journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Knight Center's LatAm Journalism Review is once again calling on its community of readers and journalists to highlight the work of women journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Women lead independent digital media in Latin America, but this isn’t the case in traditional media

The panelists also highlighted the need to go beyond these digital media outlets and expand the number of women in decision-making positions in traditional media outlets in the region.

Sede da rádio comunitária indígena La Voz de Talamanca 88.3 FM, em zona rural da Costa Rica. Foto: Divulgação

Indigenous media in Latin America intensify efforts to bring information about COVID-19 to communities and save lives

With the pandemic, indigenous media have gotten information about the disease to isolated communities, with little or no access to the internet.