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Francisco Burgos (Mas Valdivia TV, Chile): socorrido com corte na cabeça. Foto: cortesia

Journalists report cases of violence suffered during coverage of protests in 2021 in Latin America

LatAm Journalism Review spoke with five journalists from the region who suffered some type of physical violence in their coverage of recent protests in Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, and Colombia and shows the vulnerability of press professionals from protesters of different political strata and also from security forces.

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Journalists need more preparation and guarantees to safely cover violent street protests in Latin America, experts say

The spike of public protests that sometimes turned violent has not been met with enough preparation by Latin American journalists who find themselves in the midst of confrontations, experts say.

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Working together, sticking to the facts and verification are the best strategies for journalists targeted by polarization

Journalists who become targets in polarized societies must support each other, persevere in doing investigative journalism, and always check the information in their stories, concluded participants in the panel “Polarization: Challenges for Journalists who Become Targets in Polarized Societies,” which was part of the event “Journalism in Times of Polarization and Disinformation in Latin America.”

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Colombian press freedom organization warns about collection of sensitive data belonging to at-risk journalist

Colombia’s FLIP denounced that the organization in charge of protecting journalist Claudia Julieta Duque collected sensitive data from the reporter through detailed monitoring from the GPS installed in her vehicle given as part of a protection scheme.

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Inter-American Court condemns Colombia in case of abduction, torture and sexual assault of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights found that Colombia is responsible for the violation of several human rights of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima as a result of the crime of which she was a victim in 2000.

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‘Shareholders are not the owners of information’ says Daniel Coronell, president of resurrected Colombian magazine Cambio

When the return of Cambio magazine –previously a reference for investigative journalism in Colombia– was announced, it generated debate around press freedom and the situation of the media in the country.

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Colombia’s FLIP creates new media outlet to fill ‘news deserts’ with local content from local communicators

The Colombian Foundation for Press Freedom decided that the problem of the country's news deserts should be addressed more directly. And to try to solve it, it created a media outlet and mobile journalism lab so that people from different municipalities can create and disseminate local information.

More than a year after the pandemic hit, smaller newspapers in Latin America are still recovering

Smaller print newspapers across Latin America have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which accelerated transitions to digital and forced the publications to find new revenue streams. 

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Colombian journalism laboratory covers women and LGBTQ+ communities traditionally excluded from coverage

Laboratorio de Historias Poderosas, or the Powerful Stories Laboratory, was born in early 2021 as a means of expanding traditional media narratives to include women and LGBTQ+ people in coverage.

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Media from Colombia, Brazil and Mexico promote membership programs and offer useful lessons in the search for reader revenue

This story was originally published by the Reuter's Institute at the University of Oxford and has been republished here with permission.   The pandemic has worsened the economic outlook for many news publishers. At the same time, it has afforded an opportunity to diversify revenue streams by offering service journalism and editorial products more directly connected to readers’ […]