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Pioneer site covering Brazilian Congress shows how to achieve relevance and sustainability

Political coverage in Brasilia is the most sought after in Brazil. Venturing into this already saturated market is for the brave few. Thriving is even rarer. In 16 years, this is exactly what the Congresso em Foco achieved and became a reference in the coverage of Brasília.

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Brazilian institute creates journalism web series focused on media literacy

In the face of attacks on journalists and attempts to discredit the press, Instituto Palavra Aberta launched a web series to explain to the lay public how journalism works.

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Podcasts emerge to educate and empower Latin American communities about COVID-19

While the pandemic becomes part of people’s daily lives all around the world, media outlets and individuals are creating podcasts to educate their communities about COVID-19.

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COVID-19 pandemic forces Latin American journalism professors to adapt curriculum and learning tools to teaching online

With the suspension of in-person classes, many journalism professors migrated their courses to online platforms since there was no short-term prospect of returning to the classrooms.

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News media give space to voices of essential, frontline workers and people in quarantine

Following the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the daily routines of people around the world, some Latin American media are dedicating spaces for the voices of those who want to share their stories, particularly those from the front lines.

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Free course ‘Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age’ is now available online

A total 3,877 students from 147 countries and territories registered for the instructor-led version of the Knight Center course, “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age,” which ran from Feb. 3 to March 1, 2020.

Voces para la Memoria

Ecuadorian site creates virtual memorial so families can say goodbye to loved ones who died during coronavirus pandemic

GK is developing the collaborative virtual memorial  “Voces para la Memoria” (Voices for Memory), so that Ecuadorians can say goodbye to their loved ones who died during the health emergency caused by COVID-19, according to Ponce.

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Brazilian newspapers launch creative products to help readers deal with the isolation caused by the coronavirus

As the isolation caused by the coronavirus alters people’s social habits, newspapers in Brazil have invested in alternatives to the news to engage readers.

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COVID-19 challenges Latin American media to be more creative and accessible after it takes over the headlines

Many media outlets in Latin America that had adopted paywalls or made some of their content available only to subscribers have opened access to the general public for all daily coverage of COVID-19

The new podcast El Hilo will launch in a few weeks

New Radio Ambulante podcast, El Hilo, wants to explain the news with a narrative format and focus on Latin America

Radio Ambulante, which has had an award-winning and recognized podcast on Latin American stories for eight years, in addition to investing in listening clubs and a Spanish learning app, will launch a product with a more news-centered focus. Its new podcast, El Hilo, will explain and deepen, in a narrative format, the main headlines about Latin America or global themes with a Latin American perspective.