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 […]
Guatemalan journalist Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, founder and director of the site Nómada, is being accused of sexually harassing at least five women, according to an investigation by journalist Catalina Ruiz-Navarro. All are young journalists, and three of them allegedly are former employees of the site founded by Rodríguez Pellecer in 2014. He denies the accusations and has stepped down as director of Nómada while an investigation into the case is under way.
This October, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas asked the journalism community to share some words about women journalists working in Latin America whom they admire. It was part of the third year of the #JournoHeroes campaign led by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). “Female journalists today face unprecedented hardships for simply speaking truth […]
“Female journalists today face unprecedented hardships for simply speaking truth to power,” the IWMF writes.
After a journalist covering Chile’s recent national celebrations was the subject of unsolicited touching and kissing while on camera, 181 journalists signed a letter expressing their firm rejection of sexual harassment and discrimination against female journalists
The ministry sent a complaint to the São Paulo Public Prosecutor about a report published by the feminist magazine AzMina about abortion, considering that the article “may encourage the clandestine practice” of terminating pregnancy
A new role is emerging in newsrooms in Latin America and abroad as women’s movements like #NiUnaMenos and #MeToo take hold across the world.
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
In Argentina, 72 percent of women journalists recently surveyed believe that women have less opportunities for growth than men in media companies. Seventy-seven percent believe that, in journalism, women do not earn the same amount as men for doing the same job.
Brazilian women sports reporters launched the online #DeixaElaTrabalhar (#LetHerWork) campaign after journalist Bruna Dealtry was kissed and harassed on live television.