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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.

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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.

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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."

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Brazilian newspaper owner killed in ambush in Rio de Janeiro state

Robson Giorno, owner of online newspaper O Maricá in the city of the same name in the state of Rio de Janeiro, was shot three times and killed outside his house on May 25.

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Man sentenced to six years in prison for murder of Brazilian journalist two decades after the crime

A popular jury condemned a man to six years in prison for participating in the murder of a Brazilian journalist in 1998. Shortly after the trial, the sentence was challenged by the public prosecutor’s office because it considered it too low.

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With new diversity editor, Brazil’s Folha plans to expand the variety of voices and stories told by the newspaper

Folha decided to embrace the challenge of "reflecting the variety of social life in Brazil," according to the newspaper, which had the largest circulation in the country, with 332 thousand copies (print and digital) in March

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Brazilian journalist specializing in the environment is selected for Knight Science Journalism fellowship at MIT

Thiago Medaglia, a Brazilian journalist who reports on the environment and science, is among the ten professionals chosen to participate in the Knight Science Journalism fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States.