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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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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.

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CNN Brasil is born: businessman and journalist license brand of global TV network and launch channel later this year

The CNN news network licensed its brand for operation in Brazil starting the second half of 2019. The channel CNN Brasil will be managed by a new media company, according to an announcement made via Twitter.

Valério Luiz Filho (Instituto Valério Luiz), Emmanuel Pellegrini (MPF), Raiana Falcão (MDH) and Andrew Downie (CPJ) during the meeting in São Paulo. (Photo: Marina Atoji / Abraji)

Brazilian organizations debate threats to press and launch protection network for communicators

A meeting held in São Paulo in early December brought together communicators, press freedom groups and State representatives to discuss the threats facing the press, the measures the State is taking to fight impunity in violence against media professionals and next steps for launching a protection network for communicators.

The News Atlas shows that 30 percent of Brazilian municipalities, shown here in yellow, are “almost deserts” for news. (Courtesy)

Almost a third of Brazilian cities are in danger of becoming news deserts, according to new survey

At least 30 percent of Brazilian municipalities run the risk of becoming "news deserts," areas without local news coverage.