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Topic “conferences and events”

Latin American media should work harder to prove its relevancy to the public, experts say

One of the challenges the media faces in its struggle for press freedom is communicating its relevancy to the public, according to some experts at the State of Press Freedom in Latin America forum that took place in Bogotá, Colombia on Tuesday, Jan. 22, reported the newspaper El Tiempo.   Read more »


Latin American journalists debate violence against press workers at conference in Brazil

On Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18 and 19, Brazil's National Federation of Journalists (FENAJ in Portuguese) will host the International Conference on Human Rights and Journalism, in the city of Porto Alegre. Read more »


Police throw photographer out of government event in Brazil

A photographer in the Brazilian state of Roraima alleged the head of the state's military police attacked him and ejected him from a government event on Dec. 23, 2012, reported the newspaper Folha de São Paulo. Read more »


UN Special Rapporteur set to participate in debates over media democratization in Brazil


The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Opinion and Freedom of Expression, Frank La Rue, will be in Brazil from Dec. Read more »


Application extended for the Latin American Prize for Drug Journalism


The period to apply for the Latin American Prize for Drug Journalism 2012 has been extended until midnight, Friday, Nov. 2, (Buenos Aires time) according to the Civil Exchange Association of Argentina, the organization responsible for the contest. Read more »


Honoring Brazilian journalists, Abraji prepares for 2013 global investigative journalism meeting

It is no coincidence: the same year that the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji in Portuguese) celebrated its 10 year anniversary, investigative journalist Tim Lopes received posthumously several honors on the 10-year anniversary of his killing. Read more »


7th International Conference on Investigative Journalism gets underway in Brazil

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji in Portuguese) will begin on Thursday, July 12, its 7th International Conference on Investigative Journalism in the city of Sao Paulo. The conference continues through Saturday, July 14, and includes roundtables, panels, and workshops about such topics as online journalism, mega-sporting events, and elections. Read more »


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