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Latin American journalism joins global conversation on racism and diversity in newsrooms

In recent months, headlines in media outlets from Cuba to Brazil highlight the murders of Black and Indigenous men and youth, placing them in the context of a notorious case that had global repercussions.

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After virtual congress with 10,000 participants, Abraji evaluates hybrid model for the coming years

In addition to having a larger audience, the online model allowed the public to be more diverse, with the attendance of students, journalists and professors of various regions of the country, including people that maybe would not have had resources to travel to São Paulo. 

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Latin American journalists suffered 630 attacks during the first half of 2020

Between January and June of 2020, Voces del Sur, a Latin American initiative, registered 630 aggressions against the press in the region. These went on the rise or worsened after governments issued a health emergency.

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With 10,000 supporters, Intercept Brasil earns $55,000 per month and expands investigative reporting

The amount raised was used to hire journalists, move the newsroom to a larger and safer building, and to purchase equipment

Public servants (in blue and brown jacket) try to hinder interview from patient (without mask) in front of hospital. Photo: screenshot

In the midst of the pandemic, city officials of Rio de Janeiro guard hospitals to prevent journalists from doing their job

Officials of the city of Rio organize to block journalists from carrying out their work in front of health units. Organizations denounce the systematic efforts against press freedom.

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How to improve coverage of local elections? Manual helps Brazilian journalists with data and tips

“We joke that if a reporter were to come from mars, know Portuguese, and read the manual, he would be able to get by the elections”, said Angela Pimenta, who is the editor of the project and director of operations of Projor

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Bolsonaro's threat to assault a reporter puts journalists at risk, press associations said

The Brazilian president's threat of physical violence against a journalist who asked him a question puts the conflictual relationship that he has had with the press since before becoming president on a different level, according to press freedom organizations.

Dimmi Amora, founder of Agência Infra: a journalistic product to serve a specific sector of the market. Photo: André Coelho

Balancing content and business: a challenge of Brazilian journalists’ startup covering infrastructure

Digital Natives: Agência Infra, which started 2017, is a Brazilian digital news organization that covers infrastructure projects for a demanding public and experiments with different products and services.

'I had to walk with a bodyguard for awhile,' said Patrícia Campos Mello, winner of the Maria Moors Cabot 2020

Brazilian reporter Patricia Campos Mello was one of the winner of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot. The Columbia Journalism School described Campos Mello as “a fearless investigative reporter.”

Joana Suarez compartilha sua experiência como freelancer em oficina online de jornalismo freelance. Foto: divulgação

Freelancers in Latin America: How to put a price and charge for your work

Across Latinamerica, journalists who dedicate themselves exclusively to working as freelancers shared the common problems they face and the methods of survival they developed in a competitive and undervalued market.