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For 20 years, Abraji has helped reshape investigative journalism in Brazil and beyond

Since its inception, the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) has remained faithful to its founding principles: professional training, defense of freedom of expression, and the right to access public information. Abraji has not only become an organization of professional journalists with an important voice in the Brazilian media scene, but also a standard for associations in other countries.

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In Venezuela, independent news outlets keep investigative journalism alive despite challenges

All winning stories in this year’s IPYS’s National Journalism Contest were published by independent digital news outlets. This situation remains the same, year after year, due to the Venezuelan government’s censorship. The collaboration and support of international organizations has been key to keeping investigative journalism alive in Venezuela

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Latin American journalists share tips for investigating health, crime, the environment and more at annual conference

Latin America is experiencing a “golden age of investigative reporting,” according to Colombian journalist María Teresa Ronderos. At the annual Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC), reporters from the region shared tips and methodologies for investigating everything from COVID-19 to corruption.

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Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program reaches 260,000 students from around the world in nine years

On it’s ninth anniversary, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ Journalism Courses program of massive online training for journalists is celebrating a new milestone: It has reached more than 260,000 students from more than 200 countries and territories.

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Learn how to enhance your investigative reporting in platforms: Register for new Knight Center course

The latest Big Online Course (BOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will show you how to dig through key digital assets to gain a clearer picture of the people you’re researching. 

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Data journalist reports on missing women in Mexico using training and funding from Microsoft and Knight Center

For almost two years, investigating missing persons in Mexico has become almost an obsession for journalist Itxaro Arteta of news site Animal Político. So, when Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas opened applications for funding and training in data journalism, Arteta had no doubts about the topic for her proposal.

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Latin American journalists use collaboration and technology to unmask corruption and regain readers’ trust

Collaboration and reporting in a network, those are the words that could summarize the four days of the First Latin American Journalism Meeting to investigate Corruption from different points of view (ELPIC, for its acronym in Spanish). A virtual event that brought together journalists from Latin America and the world, it placed the global tentacles of corruption under the magnifying glass.

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Guatemalan journalists fight threats and lack of transparency to do investigative and community journalism

LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) spoke with representatives of three digital media in Guatemala, who spoke about the main challenges for doing investigative journalism in the country and also how they are innovating and investing in new narrative and business strategies

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Academic journal focusing on journalism seeks to expand reach by including more research from Latin America

Researchers from the Southern Hemisphere often do not have space in prestigious journals to submit their research. The UK-based journal Digital Journalism, one of the most reputable in the discipline, recently published Volume 9 with a special issue on Latin America, with articles by Latin American journalists and researchers.

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English course ‘Digital investigations for journalists’ is now available in a self-directed version

The course ‘Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities' now has a self-directed version so video lessons, readings and digital resources are available for free.