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CAPIR launches call for cross-border journalistic investigations

"The Consortium to Support Independent Journalism in the Region (CAPIR) launches a call to support with training and a seed fund of up to 10,000 USD to help carry out a cross-border journalistic investigation that address issues of public interest to Latin America. Independent media outlets or independent journalists who have the backing of media […]

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Gabo Foundation opens ninth edition of the Gabo Award for the best Ibero-American journalism

“The Gabo Foundation, an institution created in 1995 by the Colombian journalist and Nobel laureate of literature, Gabriel García Márquez, opens registration for the ninth edition of the Gabo Award, the most important recognition of journalism in Spanish and Portuguese. […] Journalistic works published for the first time in Spanish or Portuguese between July 1, […]

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GNI Startups Hub Hispanoamérica to help independent Spanish-speaking digital native media in Latin America

"Google News Initiative Startups Lab Hispanoamérica is an independent digital media accelerator in Spanish that will support the development of journalistic ventures and promote the personal growth of its members. During the program, digital media will create strategies to strengthen their business models, expand knowledge about their audiences, and innovate in working with their teams. […]

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CAPIR calls on local media and independent journalists from Venezuela for investigative journalism project

"The Consortium to Support Journalism in the Region (CAPIR, for its acronym in Spanish) calls on independent local media and independent journalists from Venezuela to participate in a national or local journalistic investigative project that will be carried out between July and December 2021. You can submit more than one proposal per media outlet, group […]

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Luz Mely Reyes and José Luis Sanz win LASA Media Award

Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of Venezuelan digital media outlet Efecto Cocuyo, and José Luis Sanz, Washington correspondent, of Salvadoran site El Faro, are the winners of the 2021 Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Media Award. María Teresa Ronderos, co-founder and director of Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP) received an honorable mention. "The LASA […]

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ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award to honor Brazilian fact-checker

"The International Center for Journalists will present its 2021 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards to Natália Leal, a Brazilian fact-checker who debunked deadly misinformation in that pandemic-ravaged country, and to Pavla Holcová, a Czech reporter who courageously carried on an investigation after the murder of a fellow journalist. Leal is the head of content at […]

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Ecuadorian media outlet GK and Carlos F. Chamorro of Nicaragua are winners of the 2021 Ortega y Gasset Awards

"The Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards, the most prestigious in Spanish journalism, announced winners for its 38th edition. [...] The award-winning journalists were Isabela Ponce of Ecuador; Mariano Zafra, Javier Salas and photographer Brais Lorenzo of Spain; and Carlos Fernando Chamorro of Nicaragua. [...] The Ortega y Gasset Awards, created in 1984 by EL PAÍS […]

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Marcela Turati wins the 2021 Javier Valdez Cárdenas Journalism Award

"Mexican journalist Marcela Turati won the 2021 Javier Valdez Cárdenas Journalism Award convened by Penguin Random House, the publishing firm announced this Saturday in a statement. The award considers the publication of a book with an investigation carried out by Turati about the massacres of San Fernando, in the northern state of Tamaulipas, where in […]

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Applications open for Metis, a mentorship program for women digital media founders in Latin America

“This year, we opened the third call for 10 women media founders in Latin America. Those selected will receive a six-month mentorship to accompany them on the path to the sustainability for their projects. In addition, they will join the Metis network comprised of more than 35 leaders from the region, international references and prominent […]