Ferry, whose career spans more than three decades, is described as a photojournalist "with the patience of an anthropologist and great humanity" by the Columbia Journalism School.
The Online News Association has opened entries for its annual contest, the Online Journalism Awards (OJA). Deadline to apply is June 4.
Awarding the 2020 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize to Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima held special significance for the press in her home country.
“With their colleagues, they continue covering the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela exposing corruption, human rights violations, and environmental crimes, among others,” the Cabot jury said.
In recent years, journalists at Peruvian investigative site IDL-Reporteros have dug into corruption scandals that implicated presidents, politicians and judges. Their work has led to legal investigations and reform, but also to online attacks and protests
Newspaper La Nación of Argentina and Cuban site El Toque were the only Latin American media outlets to be recognized at the 2019 Online Journalism Awards on Sept. 14
Honduran photojournalist and writer Tomas Ayuso is the 2019 recipient of the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting from the Online Journalism Awards.
In honoring work that has “contributed to Inter-American understanding,” the 2019 Maria Moors Cabot Prizes recognized journalists from Mexico, Nicaragua, the United States and Venezuela.
Brazilian journalist Patrícia Campos Mello and Nicaraguan journalists Lucía Pineda Ubau and Miguel Mora will receive the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards given by the Committee to Protect Journalists every year.
Brazil now has a prize to call its own: the Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism, whose entries were opened on June 27 during the 14th Congress of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) in São Paulo.