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Venezuelan journalists move their lives and work abroad in order to find a better future

While there are no accurate records on the number of migrant professionals, some reports and investigations by Venezuelan journalistic organizations estimate that between more than 400 and 1,300 reporters and communicators have emigrated from 2012 to 2018.

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Parliamentary leader Juan Guaidó creates Presidential Commission to restructure Telesur

*This story has been updated. Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan opposition leader, announced on Twitter that he will “rescue” the state channel Telesur – which also covers news from Latin America – “to put it at the service of truth, plurality, Venezuelan and regional democracy.” Guaidó was elected president of the National Assembly on Jan. 5, 2019, when he was a […]

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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

Portrait of Andrés Cañizález. (Courtesy)

‘Censorship was something intrinsic to Chavismo from day one,’ says book about the last 20 years of repression in Venezuela

Control of public speech was, from the beginning, a characteristic of the new model of government that was established in Venezuela with Hugo Chávez in 1999, said Venezuelan researcher and columnist Andrés Cañizález.

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Digital media from Venezuela launch collaborative journalism platform to join resources, investigate and circumvent censorship

To face the many challenges that currently exist in Venezuela, many journalistic media have found themselves in need of forming alliances to continue reporting and investigating.

Luz Mely Reyes and Joe Straubaar speak during the event “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.” (Teresa Mioli/Knight Center)

Luz Mely Reyes of Efecto Cocuyo talks about ‘creating the new media system in Venezuela’ in midst of crisis and harassment

Twenty years ago, journalists could not have imagined the present situation for media in Venezuela, according to Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of digital site Efecto Cocuyo.

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Armando.info, recognized by the Cabot Prize, seeks to build great archive of corruption and human rights violations in Venezuela

“With their colleagues, they continue covering the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela exposing corruption, human rights violations, and environmental crimes, among others,” the Cabot jury said.

With coffee and conversation, Efecto Cocuyo seeks to improve coverage of Venezuelan migration in the Americas

In these guayoyos between allied organizations and media outlets, as well as Venezuelan migrants, the goal is to get closer to the massive story of the Venezuelan exodus that has reached multiple countries on the continent.

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Venezuelan journalist Boris Muñoz wins Cabot Prize and says Latin American journalism is living its best moment

It would be silly and a lie to say that I have not made mistakes. But the worst thing a journalist can do is believe that he knows something definitively.