To mark the end of 2020, the LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) team put together a list of the most interesting and important stories we’ve covered this year.
For more than a decade, journalist Carlos Martínez, from the Sala Negra investigative unit of Salvadoran site El Faro, has investigated the phenomenon of violence in Central America. From his experience following gangs, in an attempt to explain the social phenomenon, it’s possible he’s written about every aspect of them. However, when his colleague, photojournalist […]
For years, covering judicial events has earned the reputation of being sensationalist. Cosecha Roja arrived to restore the prestige of legal reporters. Through journalism with the highest technical standards and with a human rights perspective, the site is trying to change this tradition.
The idea that journalists and communications professionals are part of a virtuous circle and can learn from each others’ failures and successes motivates Redacciones4G – Podcast
“We joke that if a reporter were to come from mars, know Portuguese, and read the manual, he would be able to get by the elections”, said Angela Pimenta, who is the editor of the project and director of operations of Projor
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.