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Manuel Tarricone and Laura Zommer in Chequeado's newsroom, from where Reverso is coordinate

Based on lessons from Brazil and Mexico, Argentina's Reverso unites 130 media outlets in collaborative fact-checking effort

After Mexico and Brazil in 2018, as well as Uruguay and Bolivia in 2019, Argentina also launched a collaborative fact-checking project ahead of 2019 general elections. And with 130 participating media outlets, Argentina’s Reverso stands as the broadest alliance against disinformation ever carried out in the region.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says journalist Glenn Greenwald committed crime and insinuates he could be jailed

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro denied that the recent decree authorizing the summary deportation of 'dangerous' foreigners could be used against journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept. However, the leader said there is a possibility that the journalist could be jailed in Brazil.

Reporter at a computer

With individual projects, Brazilian journalists find a way to produce exclusive content and claim a space in the market

Journalism is a collective job, but Brazilian journalists have subverted this rule by launching one-man outlets, developed by the need to publish in-depth stories and analysis of public policies and other subjects that do not find space in traditional outlets.

Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism

Cláudio Weber Abramo Award celebrates excellence in data journalism made in Brazil

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.

Assine JOTA

Venture capital fund invests in Brazilian journalism startup with eyes on tool to generate insights into government branches

It is the potential development of this expertise that attracted the venture capitalists, aiming to open new markets and replicate the model in other countries.

Woman interviewing a man in the street

Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

A majority of the 10 people working for the site have other jobs besides Ponte. That's because the site's revenue still does not allow full pay for the entire team and occasional collaborators.

Woman interviewing a man in the street

Brazilian site Ponte celebrates five years with focus on public safety and confronts challenge of financial sustainability

"Making journalism is not cheap. We get specific incentives to move forward, but our biggest challenge is getting people to understand that our outlet is important and so it needs to survive."