Two reports by press freedom organizations conclude that 2020 was the most dangerous year for professional journalism in recent Brazilian history. Despite the different methodologies, in the two surveys, President Jair Bolsonaro, his children, ministers and the Presidency's Communication Secretariat appear as the main sources of the attacks.
Cajueira’s goal is to curate reports published by independent northeastern media outlets, mainly digital natives, to help people who want to know more about the Northeast
At a time of worsening press freedom in Brazil, at least 15 legislative bills seek to protect media professionals from attacks. Among them, there are proposals to consider as heinous crimes against journalists, to federalize the investigation of these crimes, to toughen penalties of bodily injury and homicides and even to classify the harassment of press professionals as a crime.
Natalia Viana Viana worked directly with Julian Assange during the investigation and publication of secret U.S. cables, known as “Cablegate,” considered one of the biggest document leaks in the history of journalism
Documentary reconstructs moments of persecution suffered by journalist Hélio Fernandez, owner of newspaper Tribuna da Imprensa, under Brazil’s military dictatorship. Today, at the age of 100, Fernandes still writes daily on his blog and on Facebook.
Science Pulse is a social listening tool aimed at helping journalists to get the best out of the scientific community on Twitter and Facebook
Survey of laws and bills that curb and punish disinformation and fake news on the Internet shows growth in Latin American countries. Experts warn of the risk of censorship and self-censorship of journalists.
Together, the 34 journalists created a database of cases of violence against voters, politicians, candidates, the press and also against people working in the organization of elections, such as officials, inspectors and civilians.
The website, in Portuguese and Spanish, aims to raise awareness and inform about the climacteric, a period that lasts more than a decade.
The narrative journalism podcasts Praia dos Ossos and The Red Note start with crimes committed decades ago, to address a reality that persists in the region: systemic violence against women and a macho culture that blames the victims