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11 laws and bills against disinformation in Latin America carry fines, prison and censorship

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.

Sale of Semana magazine and subsequent wave of resignations may affect plurality of journalism in Colombia

The acquisition of the magazine by the Gilinski family, one of the richest families in the country, and the resignation of at least 16 journalists and columnists may affect the plurality of journalism in the country, but could be an opportunity for digital natives, say experts.

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Reporting scholarships expand the diversity of voices in digital outlets and create opportunities for freelancers

Offering reporting scholarships, through open and public calls, is a way for journalistic outlets to diversify their stories, and a democratic opportunity for freelance journalists.

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Attorney General’s Office of Colombia is accused of intimidating journalists during investigation of whistleblower

In a decision that defenders of the freedoms of the press and expression have not hesitated to classify as a violation of these rights, the Colombian Attorney General's Office announced it has an open investigation against journalist Diana Díaz Soto and that on Nov. 18, it would charge her for the crime of "use of […]

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Covering racism in Latin American newsrooms goes beyond publishing about violence

This is part two of an article addressing racism and the coverage of racial violence in Latin American newsrooms. To read part one, click here.    Recent coverage of racism and racial violence in Latin America has drawn attention to not only the need for this coverage, but the need to have more Black and […]

Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.

Quality, independence and transparency are main motives to get a reader to pay for news, study says

Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.

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Searching for the truth about the Colombian armed conflict, journalism receives recognition

The information provided by Rutas del Conflicto and La Paz en el Terreno to institutions created to narrate and judge the crimes of the Colombian armed conflict demonstrated the role journalism has in the contexts of violence and construction of memory.

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Knowing that investigations "have served to purge institutions, expose corruption and restore the dignity of victims is more than enough,” says Ricardo Calderón, winner of the Moors Cabot

Colombian journalist Ricardo Calderón was one of the winners of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot Awards. His investigations have leaded to the removal from office, arrests and prosecutions of dozens of shady officials, and because of that his life has been in danger.

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21 years after the assassination of the Colombian journalist Jaime Garzón, not all culprits have been convicted

The journalist and humorist Jaime Garzón Forero was murdered in the early hours of Aug. 13, 1999, in an alliance between agents of the State and groups outside the law. The country continues to demand for justice.

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Freelancers in Latin America: How to put a price and charge for your work

Across Latinamerica, journalists who dedicate themselves exclusively to working as freelancers shared the common problems they face and the methods of survival they developed in a competitive and undervalued market.