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Journalists launch product development guide focused on Latin American context

The product development guide, Propulsorio, is free, open, and self-directed. It has self-assessment activities for readers to apply what they have learned to their own journalistic projects.

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Venezuelan media turn to forochats to maintain interaction with audiences and support them during the pandemic

In Venezuela, due to poor Internet service, and more recently, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, forochats have become a way to continue informing readers, support disadvantaged communities and find innovative ways to obtain financing.

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Repórter Brasil celebrates 20 years of awards, scoops, investigations and consolidates itself as a reference in human rights

Repórter Brasil celebrates its 20th anniversary on Oct. 9, the date the site was originally launched – in director-general Leonardo Sakamoto's words, the NGO is today, due to its history in the country, "a grandpa of digital journalism organizations.” To mark the anniversary, LJR spoke with key people at Repórter Brasil to talk about how it works, their way of doing journalism and their plans for the future. 

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Colombia’s FLIP creates new media outlet to fill ‘news deserts’ with local content from local communicators

The Colombian Foundation for Press Freedom decided that the problem of the country's news deserts should be addressed more directly. And to try to solve it, it created a media outlet and mobile journalism lab so that people from different municipalities can create and disseminate local information.

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Latin American media seek to influence public debate and engage audience in U.S. by translating their journalism to English

In recent years, various digital media in Latin America, from Mexico to Chile, have decided to translate and create content in English as a way to reach new audiences and thus increase their profits. Although, sometimes that’s easier said than done.

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Venezuelan journalism reshapes its migration coverage through projects born from and for migrants

They are part of the 5.4 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide. But, they are also storytellers, and have found ways to create journalistic projects in their host countries to integrate, train or provide quality information to those who are going through migratory processes.

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Colombian media outlet Mutante creates a ‘cycle of conversations’ with readers and calls on them to act

The media outlet, which today consists of 12 people and is based in Bogotá, describes itself as a "digital movement of citizen conversation,” which invites the public to speak, understand and act on the most pressing problems facing Colombian society.

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Journalism with social impact in Latin America: From reporting problems to communicating solutions

Solutions journalism has had a special reception in Argentina, a country where it has been present for several years and where it continues to expand. For this reason, we interviewed two local journalists whose media outlets have become benchmarks for this journalistic approach.

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Chilean payment platform Reveniu helps independent and local media outlets bring in more money

The Reveniu payment platform, which the Chilean journalist Miguel Paz devised to facilitate donations and monetary contributions to start-ups and independent media, has been operating publicly for one year this May.

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Why so serious?: Latin American journalists explore popular video-sharing app TikTok to attract young readers

“Latin American journalists are understanding the need to use TikTok as a more direct way to reach that young audience that uses entertainment as a communication tool,” Noelia Gonzalez Pereyra told LJR.