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Brasil perde três fotojornalistas de destaque em apenas 15 dias. Crédito: Pedro França/Agência Senado

Brazil lost three prominent photojournalists in just 15 days; they left iconic images of key moments in that country’s recent history

Dida Sampaio, Erno Schneider and Orlando Brito marked an era with iconic photos of political power in Brasília, which are part of the country's history. The three died of natural causes within two weeks.

Zehbrauskas, vencedora do Prêmio Cabot: ‘Fazer fotojornalismo é caro, é preciso viajar, investir em equipamento, segurança, [pagar] honorários decentes. Sem isso vejo um futuro muito escuro.’ Foto: Crédito: Dario Lopez-Mills

Brazilian photojournalist Adriana Zehbrauskas receives Maria Moors Cabot Prize: ‘this profession is about others, not ourselves’

U.S.-based Brazilian photojournalist Adriana Zehbrauskas is internationally recognized for her sensitivity and empathy in covering people in vulnerable situations in the Americas. She is one of the winners of the 2021 Maria Moors Cabot Prize, the first edition awarded exclusively to women.

Alex Silveira: 21 anos em busca de justiça por ter ficado cego de um olho após ser atingido por uma bala de borracha disparada pela polícia de São Paulo. Foto: Sergio Silva/Ponte Jornalismo

Journalists who lost eyesight after being injured covering protests face long court battles

A decision by the Supreme Court of Brazil recognized the right to compensation in the case of a photojournalist who was blinded after being hit by a rubber bullet 21 years ago. The sentence potentially opens the door for other journalists who have been injured in similar situations and are fighting for their rights to be recognized.

Photojournalist Florence Goupil works in Ancahuasi.

Changes, challenges and strategies for freelance women photojournalists in Peru in times of pandemic

Three freelance women journalists talked to LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) about working during the pandemic and the changes the health crisis has brought alongside the current news industry revolution.

Policeman shooting during protest in Northern Peru. (Photo: Iván Orbegoso/La Industria)

Case of Peruvian photojournalist who asked for guarantees for his life sets an important precedent in protection matters

Authorities grant protection guarantees to Peruvian photographer Iván Orbegoso after he received threats against his life following the publication of a photograph showing a police officer firing straight ahead during a demonstration.

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Journalism award excludes photo after complaint from Indigenous group; ‘I was the eyes of society on the government’s violation,’ photographer says

The traditional Vladimir Herzog Award disqualified one of the photography finalists after a complaint from an indigenous organization, which claimed that the image was not authorized. The journalist defended his work and said he showed human rights of indigenous peoples were being violated.

Stephen Ferry

"I see my work as a photographer as analogous to forensic anthropology," said photojournalist Stephen Ferry, winner of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot

Ferry, whose career spans more than three decades, is described as a photojournalist "with the patience of an anthropologist and great humanity" by the Columbia Journalism School.

Yan Boechat added a mask and glove to his photographic equipment. (Photo: Courtesy)

Telecommuting not an option: Photojournalists are at the forefront of coverage of COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America

The rule is to work from home, however, for a certain group of press professionals, this isn’t a possibility. Photojournalists need to be on the streets to document the crisis closely.

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Venezuelan photographer released after spending 16 months in military prison, but still faces charges

Authorities released Venezuelan freelance photographer Jesús Medina Ezaine from Ramo Verde military prison late in the evening of Jan. 6

Photojournalist Tomas Ayuso

Honduran photojournalist wins James Foley Award from ONA for his work exploring the ‘complexities of conflict’ in Latin America

Honduran photojournalist and writer Tomas Ayuso is the 2019 recipient of the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting from the Online Journalism Awards.