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Database shares research and methods of investigative reporters from Latin America


Latin American journalists now have a tool that allows them to discover the best published journalistic research and articles in the region. The tool is known in Spanish as the Banco de Investigaciones Periodísticas (BIPYS), a database of journalistic investigations created by the Press and Society Institute (IPYS for its acronym in Spanish), which has been open for public access since July 6 through a paid subscription. Read more »


Venezuelan government is openly manipulating information, IPYS director says

For Marianela Balbi, executive director of the Institute of Press and Society (IPYS) in Venezuela, the government of President Nicolás Maduro is censoring critical media outlets -- with tactics like the blockage of live broadcasts of the protests -- in an effort to prevent more people from joining the manifestations. In the poorer areas of Venezuela, where internet access is scarce, the only version of events people know is the one they learn from local news programs.  Read more »


Two journalists in Peru fear for their lives after being filmed and photographed by stranger


Two TV journalists in Peru revealed they were photographed and filmed on June 21 near the television station Canal 15 UCV Satelital in the northern city of Trujillo, according to a statement by the Press and Society Institute (IPYS). Read more »


Abraji gets ready to host “World Cup of investigative journalism” in Rio de Janeiro in October

Three international events will make Rio de Janeiro the destination for investigative journalists from around the world in October of this year.  The eighth Global Investigative Journalism Conference, put on by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN); the fifth Latin American Conference on Investigative Journalism (COLPIN), put on by the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS); and the eighth International Congress of the Brazilian A Read more »


First months of 2013 have been "disastrous" for the press in Peru, says IPYS

The Press and Society Institute (IPYS in Spanish) said that the first months of 2013 have been "disastrous" for freedom of information in Peru, according to a report published by the organization on its website. According to IPYS, there have been 12 attacks so far this year, up from the same time in 2011 and 2012, when there were 9 and 10 attacks, respectively.  Read more »


Northern Peru, the most dangerous part of the country for journalists in 2012, report says

height="257"Aggressions against journalists in 2012 in Peru by region. Source: IPYS.

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