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Glenn Greenwald

Journalist Glenn Greenwald tells congress that Minister Sergio Moro tries to intimidate and criminalize The Intercept Brasil

Greenwald, his family and part of The Intercept Brasil team have been the target of online threats since the first report of the series was published, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

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Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

A majority of the 10 people working for the site have other jobs besides Ponte. That's because the site's revenue still does not allow full pay for the entire team and occasional collaborators.

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Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

"Making journalism is not cheap. We get specific incentives to move forward, but our biggest challenge is getting people to understand that our outlet is important and so it needs to survive."

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Use of Instagram and WhatsApp for online news consumption grows in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico: Reuters Institute

According to Camarena and Moreno, the Mexican president has implemented a strategy of harassment and disqualification against journalistic media that is causing a polarization of the country's press.

Daniel Coronell

Dismissal and rehiring of Colombian columnist provokes debate about journalism in the country

For both Restrepo and Ramírez, the crisis that the Coronell case sparked can also be exploited by the media to improve their work and their approach to audiences.

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Venezuelan Supreme Court orders news site La Patilla to pay politician US $5 million in moral damages

According to the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), 22 executives from the three publications were restricted from leaving Venezuela.

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Periodistas venezolanos ingresan a la Asamblea Nacional luego de que la Guardia Nacional les hubiera negado el acceso por un mes

Pero en la mañana del 4 de junio, los periodistas y miembros de la oposición se abrieron paso a través de las puertas y en contra de los miembros de la GNB.

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Venezuelan journalists make way into National Assembly after being denied access by national guard for one month

But on the morning of June 4, journalists and opposition members forced their way through the gates and past members of the GNB.