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 […]
In recent months, headlines in media outlets from Cuba to Brazil highlight the murders of Black and Indigenous men and youth, placing them in the context of a notorious case that had global repercussions.
In addition to having a larger audience, the online model allowed the public to be more diverse, with the attendance of students, journalists and professors of various regions of the country, including people that maybe would not have had resources to travel to São Paulo.
"When media outlets treat women politicians as women first and politicians second, they are feeding into an already sexist culture where many voters believe that men make better politicians than women," said Dustin Harp
Zamora and Ramshaw spoke about how the outlet, which will be launched in Summer 2020, will address the disparities and discrepancies women face and how they are disproportionately affected by certain issues
Journalists Isabela Ponce and María Sol Borja, from the Ecuadorian website GK, developed a digital platform called Voces Expertas, to bring together women experts with the aim of increasing the presence of women among journalistic sources in Latin America. Any woman can register with the system, which has been receiving applications for three weeks and is due to launch in […]
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
João Moreira Salles spoke about the principle challenges facing the Brazilian press today, chief among them a lack of diversity in terms of race, economics, gender, religion, geography and media ownership.