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Brazilian startup launches journalism program, emphasizes diversity and announces new type of national coverage

With the objective of training a diverse group of professionals and forming a network of collaborators throughout Brazil, journalist Alecsandra Zapparoli created the first edition of the Jornada Galápagos de Jornalismo.

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Bolsonaro is criticized for using false information to attack a reporter investigating son's alleged corruption

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is being criticized after he posted false information about a journalist from newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo to his Twitter account.

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Brazilian journalist is the target of more than 60 lawsuits after publishing a report on alleged fraud in education

A series of reports on alleged fraud in evaluations of public education in Sobral and other cities in Ceará, in the northeastern region of Brazil, has so far led to 63 lawsuits against journalist Wellington Macedo.

O ministro do STF Gilmar Mendes, que teve ganho de causa no STJ em processo contra o jornalista Rubens Valente. (Foto: Nelson Jr./SCO/STF)  

Brazilian journalist is ordered to pay damages to Supreme Court minister over passages in book

The book is a report about the operation that investigated banker Daniel Dantas, who was arrested in 2008 after being accused of corruption and bribery and released a few days later upon Mendes’ decision, then-president of the STF, the country's highest court.

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Journalists in Brazil and Colombia find an ally in podcasts to take a deeper look at the profession

These journalists are turning the microphone toward the people behind the news and are examining the press in this current moment.

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Luminate, from the Omidyar Group, is investing $920,000 in Brazil's Nexo. Here’s what the digital newspaper plans to do with it.

In three years and three months of operation, Brazilian site Nexo Jornal has become a regional and global reference for digital journalism.

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CNN’s arrival shows that Brazil continues to attract international media brands, despite legal restrictions

A country marked by high media concentration, Brazil has seen its journalism market diversify in the last decade with the arrival of international organizations.

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Investigative journalism helps to shed light on murders of communicators in Brazil

Following the murders of two Brazilian radio journalists, two investigative journalists left Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo for cities in the interior of the country where the killings had taken place. There, they helped reveal networks of interests and intrigues that may have motivated the two crimes. Police investigations of the cases have led to legal accusations against 17 people, now in jail and awaiting trial.

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Attacks against journalists in Brazil increase over last year, according to Fenaj

The cases of aggression against journalists in Brazil grew 36.7 percent between 2017 and 2018, according to a recent report from the National Federation of Journalists (Fenaj). There were 135 incidents of violence with 227 victims, according to the organization.