Amid plummeting print revenues and anemic online ad revenue growth, the U.S. newspaper industry is looking for new revenue streams. A new report from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism examines how four outliers are bucking this trend and offers some lessons for other publications.
The Colombian newspaper El Meridiano de Sucre claimed that copies of its publication were burned on Tuesday, Jan 29, to prevent its distribution.
A Costa Rican journalist avoided a libel lawsuit after retracting accusations she made against the brother of President Laura Chinchilla, Adrián Chinchilla, in an August 2012 article published in the newspaper La Nación.
A fire at a Brazilian nightclub in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul killed over 230 people and left 129 injured in the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 27, reported The New York Times and Zero Hora.
Bolivian Culture Minister Pablo Groux honored eight newspapers for their participation in the tradition of the Alasitas Miniature Press in the capital, La Paz, reported Prensa Latina.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner lashed out at the media on her Twitter account after the Spanish newspaper El País published a fake photograph of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.
The Free Press Foundation (FLIP in Spanish) and Oxfam demanded the immediate investigation into the latest threat received by Jineth Bedoya Lima, journalist and assistant legal editor for the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo.
Starting on Thursday, Jan. 17, the Colombian department of Cauca will have a new newspaper in circulation, reported the website Periódico Virtual.
A government decree that would temporarily suspend tax credits enjoyed by the media in Honduras sparked controversy in the country, according to a report from the website Centinela Económico.
An anarchist collective claimed that Cuban customs officials confiscated a mail package containing samples of a Venezuelan newspaper, according to the website Havana Times.