"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."
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.
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.
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
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.
Between 1995 and 2018, 64 communicators – journalists, broadcasters and bloggers – were murdered in Brazil because of their profession. In half of those cases, those responsible were identified and a complaint was filed by the public prosecutor’s office
In Brazil, in 2019, the debate over press freedom is accompanied by the intensification of the political polarization that has taken place in the country since 2014, as well as the risks of this polarization for the exercise of journalism and, consequently, for democracy.
On April 18, Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) Minister Alexandre de Moraes revoked the censorship he had imposed on the sites of Crusoé magazine and O Antagonista, Folha de S. Paulo reported.
Almost four years after Brazilian radio journalist Gleydson Carvalho was murdered inside the studio where he was working, a Brazilian court convicted three people of involvement in the crime.
Journalists from Brazil and Venezuela are among the seven international media professionals selected to receive the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University in the U.S. for the 2019-2020 academic year.