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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.

People solving problems

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.

Guilherme Amado's TikTok

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.

Coloquio technology panelists on Zoom

Lessons from 5 successful Latin American journalistic projects that adopted technology in their processes and content

Five innovative projects that were successfully launched in the region were presented virtually at the 14th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin.

Sustainability Panel Coloquio 2021

Velocity fund helps Latin American digital media to professionalize organizations, diversify and be sustainable

By virtue of the financial and strategic support of a program for digital media in Latin America, 10 media outlets managed to grow as organizations, create and strengthen products, in addition to increasing their audience despite the general crisis caused by the pandemic.

Red Tejiendo Historias in ZOOM

Collaborative network aims to change media narratives about Latin America’s Indigenous communities

Red Tejiendo Historias, or The Story Weaving Network, is geared at connecting non-Indigenous journalists, Indigenous journalists, and Indigenous communities to build a more robust conversation about coverage of peoples native to the American continent.

Capa histórica da Folha de S.Paulo durante a campanha por eleições diretas no Brasil. Crédito: reprodução.

How defending democracy made Brazil's Folha de S. Paulo more profitable and influential despite scars left by support of dictatorship

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo recognizes the last 40 years in particular, when it started to stand against the dictatorship it initially supported, and in favor of democratization and direct elections.

Scientist at a microscope

Brazilian tool born out of the pandemic curates scientists’ social media posts for journalists 

Science Pulse is a social listening tool aimed at helping journalists to get the best out of the scientific community on Twitter and Facebook