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Journalistic foundation FNPI of Colombia changes its name to Fundación Gabo

After 24 years, the journalistic foundation founded by the Colombian journalist and nobel laureate for literature, Gabriel García Márquez, has changed its name. The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for the New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) is now Fundación Gabo, or the Gabo Foundation, taking on the moniker used affectionately to refer to the icon. Read more »


Solutions journalism spreads in Latin America as reporters focus on how citizens are solving the region’s problems

*This story has been updated to clarify a quote from Esquivel regarding the exploration of solutions journalism in Costa Rican newsrooms.

From northwestern Costa Rica, a small bilingual newspaper is using solutions journalism to tell stories of how residents are solving their communities’ problems. Read more »


Gabriel García Márquez Journalism Awards announce 12 finalists in text, image, coverage and innovation

Journalistic projects from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Spain, the United States and Venezuela are among the 12 finalists for the Gabriel García Márquez Journalism Awards. Read more »


Festival remembers García Márquez's impact on journalism, showcases investigative successes of today’s reporters


By Jessica Diaz

Latin American journalists gathered in Colombia last week to commemorate Gabriel García Márquez’s impact on the profession and share how their reporting is fighting corruption in the region.

The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI for its acronym in Spanish) hosted a festival in Medellín from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. The organization is based on García Márquez’s beliefs on journalism, according to FNPI Director Jaime Abello Banfi. Read more »


FNPI moderates Twitter debate over the relationship between advertising and journalism

The dismissal of Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo from the online magazine Kien&Ke for publishing an opinion piece about the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales' influence on the country's media has generated controversy since it was first announced in October. Read more »


Workshop focuses on coverage of Afro population in Latin America

Journalists who work for print, broadcast or online media in Colombia, Ecuador or Panama can apply until April 23 for the “Multimedia reporting seminar-workshop on the Afro population in Latin America,” to be offered June 7–12 at the New Ibero-American Journalism Foundation (FNPI) in Cartagena, Colombia. Read more »


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