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Latin American outlets analyze 50 years of the war on drugs

"Latin America suffered some of the most severe effects of [the war on drugs]. Now, a half century to the day after that offensive was announced, a team of journalists in the region have joined together to launch the collaborative project, Una guerra adictiva, or “An Addictive War” through which they aim to expose the […]

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Five years later, Panama Papers still having a big impact

“Five years ago today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 media partners around the globe began publishing an investigation that would become a byword for exposing financial chicanery and political corruption: The Panama Papers. […] Just as Watergate became both a landmark in the history of journalism and a shorthand for […]

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UNHCR, Folha de S.Paulo and Museum of Immigration launch exhibit on refugee journalists in Brazil

"The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Folha de S.Paulo and the Museum of Immigration inaugurate this Wednesday (Jan. 3) the photographic exhibit Quem conta essa história: jornalistas refugiados ou refugiados jornalistas? (Who tells the story: refugee journalists or journalist refugees?) Composed of photos, texts and audiovisual resources, the exhibit relays the reasons for the forced displacement, the […]

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Brazil: Agência Pública and Meio launch newsletter series with unpublished behind-the-scenes details of WikiLeaks case

Agência Pública and Canal Meio are launching the newsletter "O ano em que o WikiLeaks mudou o mundo" (The year WikiLeaks changed the world). This is a pop-up newsletter, which ends after a certain number of episodes. The first part of the story is sent when the reader signs up and the rest will be […]

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Brazil: Independent journalism organizations monitor violence during municipal elections

"Independent journalism initiatives in Brazil will monitor and map cases of violence in municipal elections in the country that take place on Nov. 15 and 29 (first and second rounds). They are: Agência Pública, Agência Saiba Mais, Amazônia Real, Gênero e Número, Marco Zero, Plural, Ponte Jornalismo, Portal Catarinas and Projeto #Colabora. Voters from all […]

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Collaborative report on conflict-ridden mines in Venezuela wins at Online Journalism Awards

"Venezuela: The Smugglers' Paradise" took home the Online Journalism Award from the Online News Association in the Feature: Small Newsroom category. The journalistic project was a partnership between Venezuela's Correo del Caroni, De Correspondent of the Netherlands, InfoAmazonia in Brazil, the Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald in the U.S. and Runrun.es in Venezuela. It was the […]