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Topic “investigative journalism”

Brazilian investigative reporter named 2010 winner of Knight International Journalism Award

A Brazilian investigator reporter and the founder of Indonesia's first independent radio network are the recipients of the 2010 Knight International Journalism Awards, the International Center for Journalists announced. Read more »


Brazilians to hold investigative journalism conference in July


The Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism (Abraji) has opened registration to journalists and students for its 5th International Congress on Investigative Journalism, to take place July 29-31, 2010, in São Paulo. See the full conference program, and register. Read more »


Venezuelans release book about investigative journalism, announce national contest

The Venezuelan chapter of the Press and Society Institute (IPYS) has released its most recent publication, Methods of Impertinence, a collection of best practices and lessons for investigative journalism in Latin America. The book combines testimonies from 10 prominent journalists from the region that were presented between 2005 and 2009 at events in Mexico, and the Venezuelan cities of Caracas, Maracaibo, and Puerto La Cruz. Read more »


Colombia’s investigative reporters to hold 3rd yearly gathering

The “Newsroom Council” (Consejo de Redacción—CDR) will hold its 3rd annual Investigative Journalism Meeting from April 30–May 1, 2010, in Bogotá.

Twelve journalists from throughout Latin America are scheduled to speak at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

Speakers will address topics such as investigation of executive powers, organized crime, and the environment. Other panels will focus on digital technology and the use of databases. Read more »


Chilean journalist Mónica González wins UN Press Freedom Prize

Mónica González Mujica, a veteran journalist whose investigative reporting repeatedly challenged the Pinochet regime, has won a UNESCO prize awarded to those who promote freedom of expression, particularly at the risk of their own lives. Read more »


Latin American journalists receive King of Spain prizes


Journalists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico received the King of Spain International Journalism Prizes sponsored by EFE and Spain's international development agency. Read more »


Argentine reporters publish multimedia report about overfishing

The third team of the Investigative Reporting Unit of the Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA) published the multimedia report “The route of hake: from overfishing to a luxury good.” The package includes infographics, a fishing dictionary, and video interviews. Read more »


Abrupt changes at Colombia's Cambio magazine are believed to be political

The closure of Cambio news magazine and the termination of its two top editors are described by its owner, El Tiempo publishing group, as an economic decision, but the dismissed editor-in-chief and managing editor believe political motivations were at play. See this story in English by Colombia Reports. Read more »


Argentine reporting team publishes multimedia report on abandoned mines

The day after the mines: danger without control is the second report by the Argentine Journalism Forum’s (FOPEA) new Investigative Reporting Unit. The multimedia project explores the consequences of mining that may linger even after mines are abandoned and emphasizes the lack of government regulation. Read more »


Latin American and Caribbean journalists can compete for reporting prizes

Latin American and Caribbean journalists can submit work until April 15 for the annual Prize for Investigative Journalism awarded by Peru’s Press and Society Institute (IPYS) and Transparency International. See IJNet’s announcement. Read more »


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