Science journalists in Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world have a more positive outlook on their profession than their peers in the West, according to a new report.
A new report from Microsoft Research highlights the role Twitter users in Mexico play in reporting violence from organized crime as an alternative to the censorship criminal groups exercise against traditional media.
The story begins with a tragic episode: On June 2, 2002, reporter Tim Lopes, of Rede Globo, was brutally tortured and killed while working on a story on child exploitation in the community of Vila Cruzeiro, in Rio de Janeiro.
In 2009, Bernardo Ruiz met reporter Sergio Haro in a Starbucks across the U.S.-Mexico border in the city of Mexicali, Baja California.
After six years, Mexico’s drug war has left little to the imagination. With these haunting acts of violence, covering the saga has challenged reporters to go beyond gruesome discoveries.
During October, in the midst of municipal elections in Brazil, news websites in the country registered a five percent increase in page views compared on September.
Another Mexican university, the Puebla State Popular Autonomous University (UPAEP in Spanish), has announced the closure of its journalism program, reported the newspaper El Sol de Puebla.
Close to 89 percent of Uruguayan journalists agreed to establish a code of ethics for their profession, according to a survey from the Uruguayan Press Association, the Center for Archives and Access to Information, and the Media and Society Group, reported the agency Pulsar.
The State University of New York at Oswego drew criticism this week after it suspended – and later readmitted – a journalism undergrad student for misidentifying himself when contacting sources for a school assignment, Poynter reported.
Covering the dramatic collapse of a supermarket roof in Neuquén, Argentina, on Oct. 25, proved to be a challenge for journalists.