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Teresa Mioli, online content coordinator at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, is a journalist interested in press freedom, democratization, and investigative journalism in Latin America. She is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of independent news media to the health of democracies. She produces journalistic work with the aim of helping people to make informed decisions about their lives and societies and wants to make sure other journalists are able to do the same. Follow her on Twitter @TeresaMioli.

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Recent Blog Posts:

Latin American journalists from ten countries take home IAPA awards for Excellence in Journalism

Journalists from ten Latin American countries are among the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Inter American Press Association (IAPA).

The awards, meant to “encourage excellence in journalism and defense of freedom of expression throughout the Americas,” were announced Aug. 18. Read more »


Mexican radio journalist survives stabbing in Puebla

A Mexican radio journalist in the state of Puebla is recovering after an attack on his life.

On Aug. 15, Fredy Morales Salas was stabbed fifteen times and his throat was cut by intruders at his home in Venustiano Carranza in the Sierra Norte of Puebla near the state of Veracruz. Read more »


Man found guilty of murdering Colombian journalist Flor Alba Núñez in 2015

The first person has been found guilty for the murder of Colombian journalist Flor Alba Núñez who was killed in September 2015 while entering her workplace. Read more »


Brazilian journalists create site featuring award opportunities to help colleagues and improve profession

Collecting information about journalism awards in Brazil has become something of an obsession for journalist Gustavo Panacioni. Read more »


One of the last English-language newspapers in Latin America, The Buenos Aires Herald to close after 140 years

The Buenos Aires Herald, the Argentine capital’s English-language newspaper, is closing after 140 years in print. Read more »


Argentine journalist Jorge Lanata barred from entering Venezuela ahead of Constituent Assembly vote

Well-known Argentine journalist Jorge Lanata was detained for eight hours and barred from entering Venezuela ahead of a controversial vote for a Constituent Assembly that will write a new constitution for the country. Read more »


Pulitzer-winning ICIJ welcomes eight new journalists from Latin America

Eight Latin American journalists are among the 25 newest members of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the transnational investigative network behind the Panama Papers investigation. Read more »


Remains of missing Mexican journalist found six weeks after his abduction from Michoacán

Ed. note: This story has been updated to include a reaction from Salvador Adame Pardo's family. Read more »


Colombian and Brazilian digital media sites win at 2017 Data Journalism Awards

A team in Colombia that works to document the decades-long armed conflict in that country, and an organization revealing legal actions used to stop the spread of public information in Brazil, are among the winners of the 2017 Data Journalism Awards.

The jury recognized Colombian site Rutas del Conflicto as the data journalism website of the year. Crtl+x from the Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism, also known as Abraji, received the small newsroom award. Read more »


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