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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).

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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.

Selymar Colón (Erika Rich-Knight Center)

‘Lightning round’ at ISOJ focuses on funding for Latin American media, online harassment, spatial journalism and more

archives courtesy of their local reporting. Wrapping up the lightning round at ISOJ was Selymar Colón, vice president and editor-in-chief for Digital News at Univision. She made a passionate and fun plea for journalists to shoot video vertically with their smartphones instead of horizontally.

Pedro Joaquín Chamorro

Riot police surround awards ceremony location as best in Nicaraguan journalism is recognized inside

Hours before the start of a ceremony to recognize the best journalism in Nicaragua, riot police -- a constant during protests that have rocked the Central American country since April -- started to surround the ceremony location.

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Colombian prosecutor files legal action against journalist; press organizations reject ‘judicial harassment’

After learning that a Colombian prosecutor had lodged a tutela – the country's judicial recourse to restore fundamental rights – against journalist María Jimena Duzán due to an opinion column, scandal broke out in the country as colleagues and press freedom organizations expressed their rejection of the use of this mechanism.

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"I’m a journalist, not a criminal:" Mexican organization launches project against judicial harassment of journalists

Although Mexico is known as one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists, the threat to media professionals in the country is not just physical. In many cases, the enemies of freedom of expression and of the press resort not to arms, but to the courts, in an attempt to silence journalistic coverage that goes against their interests.