In a move celebrated by journalists and press freedom advocates, Mexican officials announced the arrest of a former mayor in the 2017 murder of journalist Miroslava Breach.
A data journalism project investigating thousands of cases of women missing in Mexico won $10,000 in financing and hands-on data visualization training, in a very competitive contest organized in a partnership between Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.
Sixty journalists from 25 media outlets in 18 countries got involved in The Cartel Project, which investigated the vested interests behind the murders of journalists who covered violence and organized crime in Mexico.
Proyecto Vestigios launched on December 6. This photojournalistic project was created by Félix Márquez of Veracruz, Mexico, and tells the story of seven journalists murdered in his state between 2011 and 2015.
The narrative journalism podcasts Praia dos Ossos and The Red Note start with crimes committed decades ago, to address a reality that persists in the region: systemic violence against women and a macho culture that blames the victims
Offering reporting scholarships, through open and public calls, is a way for journalistic outlets to diversify their stories, and a democratic opportunity for freelance journalists.
Mexico has witnessed an increase in violence against media in just 10 days. Three journalists were killed in different states, one more is missing and in videos spread on the internet, it’s possible to hear shots ring out during coverage of a protest against femicides.
Between July and August this series of Quinto Elemento Lab, “Migrar bajo las reglas del COVID”, managed to answer a piece of the puzzle: what was happening with the migrants?
This is part two of an article addressing racism and the coverage of racial violence in Latin American newsrooms. To read part one, click here. Recent coverage of racism and racial violence in Latin America has drawn attention to not only the need for this coverage, but the need to have more Black and […]
Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.