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Inspirados por uma tendência global, os media labs começam a surgir dentro de organizações jornalísticas da América Latina para desenvolver o pensamento inovador orientado ao jornalismo, acelerar a aplicação de tecnologia, buscar soluções para problemas e gerar algum tipo de impacto.

Media labs in Latin America: a trend among digital natives

Inspired by a global trend, media labs are beginning to emerge within news organizations in Latin America to develop innovative journalism-oriented thinking, accelerate the application of technology, seek solutions to problems, and have an impact.

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Case of Brazilian journalist Rubens Valente reveals new censorship and puts press freedom at risk

“It is an attack on freedom of expression and information,” journalist Rubens Valente said. The Superior Court of Justice and the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil ruled that Valente has to compensate Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes because of information contained in Valente’s book “Operação Banqueiro.”

Agência Tatu: primeira iniciativa de jornalismo de dados do Nordeste quer ampliar cobertura de Alagoas para os outros estados da região. Foto: Orlando Costa

The new, impactful and fragile journalism in Northeastern Brazil

The Northeast region is the second most populous in Brazil, but has the lowest GDP per capita. Despite the economic limitations, independent journalistic initiatives are multiplying in the nine states of the Northeast and are capable of having an impact even with restricted resources.

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Disinformation and violence on social media change journalists' behavior in Brazil, study shows

A study carried out by Gênero e Número in partnership with Reporters Without Borders (RSF) presents data, testimonials and in-depth interviews on the impacts and effects of online disinformation and violence on the daily lives of women and LGBT+ journalists.

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Fake News bill gets stuck in Brazilian Congress and it’s unlikely to be voted on before the elections; remuneration proposal for journalistic organizations is a sensitive topic

Among other measures to curb the spread of fake news, the bill stipulates the remuneration of journalistic organizations by large technology platforms. Proposal divides Brazilian journalists.

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Big tech companies unite against payment for news content in Brazil; journalists are divided

Big tech companies are more united than ever against the Brazilian bill that regulates platforms in order to fight fake news. The bill provides for the remuneration of journalistic organizations, but journalists themselves are divided. Payment by platforms for journalism is a trend, with agreements signed in Australia and France and contemplated in Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Lawyers create Tornavoz nonprofit to defend freedom of expression in Brazil

Founded by a group of lawyers specializing in the defense of freedom of expression, the Tornavoz nonprofit will remunerate lawyers who work in cases received by the organization, in addition to providing technical assistance to the defense. The idea is for the remuneration to “strengthen the interest of lawyers in this area of practice,” Taís Gasparian, one of the directors and founders of the nonprofit, said.

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Three South American journalists covering the war in Ukraine

An Argentine, a Chilean and a Brazilian share the challenges they have faced while covering the conflict from the front lines of this Eastern European country. A dangerous environment is not the only obstacle and challenge for journalists in Ukraine. The logistics of coverage have also been complex.

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Brazilian motorsport website Grande Prêmio accused newspaper Estadão of plagiarizing 47 texts

The Grande Prêmio website, founded in 1994 and dedicated exclusively to motorsports coverage, accused the newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo of copying 47 of its texts between December 2021 and February 2022. The newspaper said it “takes very seriously” the website’s accusation and said it is investigating the case and reviewing processes to understand what may have happened.

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Black and Indigenous journalists are attacked online when they take a stand against racism

A data journalism study by several news organizations found that Black and Indigenous women in Brazil, in addition to being targets of misogyny and gender violence, face additional attacks online when they speak out against racism.