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Topic “media and democracy”

‘Polarization is a trap,” says Mexican journalist Gabriela Warkentin of W Radio

In Mexico, when a journalist asks the president a critical question during his press conferences, he is then attacked on social networks. "What happens here is the digital warfare against journalist, this digital cholera," said Mexican journalist Gabriela Warkentin of W Radio. Read more »


Leandro Demori of The Intercept Brasil talks about the challenges of journalism amid attacks online and from the government

Never in the history of Brazil have journalists and digital media been attacked the way they are being targeted now, said Leandro Demori, executive editor of investigative site The Intercept Brasil. And this is all happening in the context of extreme political polarization in the country. Read more »


Pedro X. Molina uses cartoons to comment on the political and social realities of Nicaragua

The husband and wife team that sits as President and Vice President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, are frequent subjects of cartoonist Pedro X. Molina’s pen. Read more »


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. Read more »


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