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'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.

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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.

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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.

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Celebrate women journalists in Latin America this October during IWMF’s #JournoHeroes campaign

“Female journalists today face unprecedented hardships for simply speaking truth to power,” the IWMF writes.

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With new diversity editor, Brazil’s Folha plans to expand the variety of voices and stories told by the newspaper

Folha decided to embrace the challenge of "reflecting the variety of social life in Brazil," according to the newspaper, which had the largest circulation in the country, with 332 thousand copies (print and digital) in March

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Brazilian journalists launch project #OneByOne to tell the stories of murdered women in Pernambuco

The project #UmaPorUma (#OneByOne), launched at the end of April, is dedicated to telling the stories of every woman murdered in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil since the beginning of the year.