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Helplines assist women journalists in Latin America who are being attacked online

Organizations have launched courses, training or guides on the subject and, more recently, started to provide personalized and free assistance to women journalists who suffer online harassment.

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COVID-19 pandemic intensifies media crisis in Portugal and Spain

As it did in Latin America, COVID-19 has a strong impact on the media outlets in Portugal and Spain, with a drastic reduction in advertising, and cuts to staff and salary.

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Founder and director of Guatemalan news site Nómada is accused of sexually harassing at least five journalists

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.

Luz Mely Reyes and Joe Straubaar speak during the event “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.” (Teresa Mioli/Knight Center)

Luz Mely Reyes of Efecto Cocuyo talks about ‘creating the new media system in Venezuela’ in midst of crisis and harassment

Twenty years ago, journalists could not have imagined the present situation for media in Venezuela, according to Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of digital site Efecto Cocuyo.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says journalist Glenn Greenwald committed crime and insinuates he could be jailed

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro denied that the recent decree authorizing the summary deportation of 'dangerous' foreigners could be used against journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept. However, the leader said there is a possibility that the journalist could be jailed in Brazil.

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Journalist Glenn Greenwald tells congress that Minister Sergio Moro tries to intimidate and criminalize The Intercept Brasil

Greenwald, his family and part of The Intercept Brasil team have been the target of online threats since the first report of the series was published, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Venezuelan Supreme Court orders news site La Patilla to pay politician US $5 million in moral damages

According to the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), 22 executives from the three publications were restricted from leaving Venezuela.