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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:

Journalist who denounced death threats is killed in broad daylight in Veracruz, Mexico

This story is developing and will be updated as new information is found.

Journalist María Elena Ferral was shot eight times while in central Papantla in the state of Veracruz around 2 p.m. on March 30, according to Diario de Xalapa, a newspaper for which she was a correspondent. She died six hours later. Read more »


Former members of military dictatorship charged in murder of journalist Vladimir Herzog after 45 years

After 45 years, on March 16, federal prosecutors in Brazil charged former members of the military dictatorship for involvement in the death of journalist Vladimir Herzog. Read more »


The Ibero-American Colloquium will not take place in 2020

As you may have heard, we have had to cancel the in-person component of the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), which was scheduled for April 24 - 25, 2020.  Read more »


Young journalist shot in Guatemala dies

This story is developing and will be updated as new information is obtained. Read more »


Check out the program for ISOJ 2020 and register now for this unique global conference on online journalism

The short program for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism is now available. ISOJ 2020 features more than 40 speakers from around the world who will discuss the present and future of digital journalism from April 24 – 25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.

The program is still evolving and not yet 100% complete. We’ll be adding to it in the coming week and will publish a final version soon. In the meantime, we invite you to peruse the program thus far to see who’s speaking and which topics we’ll be covering. Read more »


UPDATE: Mexican journalist abducted in Morelos is rescued by state and federal authorities

UPDATE (Published Feb. 20, 2020): A magazine director in the state of Morelos was rescued in an operation by state and federal authorities on Feb. 20 after being abducted by armed men the previous day.

Adrián Fernández Guerra, businessman and general director of Revista Perfil, was abducted by armed men from a bar where he was celebrating his brithday around 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 19.  Read more »


Covering the 2020 U.S. election: Reporters from national media will discuss campaign trail challenges at the 21st ISOJ

The in-person component of the 21st ISOJ has been canceled.

Reporters on the front lines of election coverage face a myriad of new challenges created by digital media. They work hard to keep voters accurately informed at a time of information overload, disinformation, misinformation and distrust of the press. Read more »


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