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Manifestaciones en La Paz, Bolivia, tras denuncias de fraude electoral. (Paulo Fabre [CC BY-SA 4.0]).

Bolivian media and journalists attacked at newsrooms and while covering social protests during political crisis

In Bolivia, several media outlets and journalists have found it necessary to suspend their work in the face of the insecure environment that prevails in the country after three weeks of social demonstrations.

Seth Garfield and Leandro Demori

Leandro Demori of The Intercept Brasil talks about the challenges of journalism amid attacks online and from the government

Never in the history of Brazil have journalists and digital media been attacked the way they are being targeted now, said Leandro Demori, executive editor of investigative site The Intercept Brasil.

Haiti

Haitian journalist shot while covering protest in Port-au-Prince

A Haitian journalist was hit by a gunshot as police fired live ammunition during a protest in Port-au-Prince on Sept. 30, according to the radio station where he works, Radio Sans Fin.

Ataque contra Sandra Maribel Sánchez

Honduran journalist who previously received death threats had gun put to her head outside home

Journalist Sandra Maribel Sánchez, a journalist from Radio Progreso in Tegucigalpa, Honduras who has previously received death threats, said a man put a gun to her head as she arrived home in her car on Sept. 26

Press

Violence, blocking of newsprint and media monopolies threaten distribution of print media in Latin America: RSF report

A report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its initials in French) on obstacles to the distribution of print journalism in 90 countries highlighted Mexico as one of the “champions in obstructing the dissemination of newspapers and magazines.”

Presidente de El Salvador, Nayib Bukele. Foto: Carlos Barrera/El Faro. (Cortesía.)

Salvadoran journalists warn about lack of access to official sources and little tolerance for criticism from the new government

Since President Nayib Bukele took office on June 1, 2019, Salvadoran journalists in the country say public institutions and officials are increasingly less accessible as sources

A still of reporter Gabriela, one of the main characters from the Netflix series Tijuana (Netflix)

Team behind Netflix series ‘Tijuana’ aims to create global awareness of dangers faced by independent journalists in Mexico

“Tijuana,” a recent television series from Netflix and Univision, plunges into that reality to show an international audience what it means to practice independent journalism in Mexico.