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Teresa Mioli, online content coordinator at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, is a journalist and Latin Americanist interested in press freedom, democratization, and investigative journalism. 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.
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Recent Blog Posts:
The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is calling on women journalists to apply for two opportunities that would help fund reporting.
As part of the second year of the Adelante Reporting Initiative, IWMF is taking two groups of women journalists to Mexico and Honduras in July to cover migration. The reporting fellowships will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and Tegucigalpa, respectively, according to the organization's release. Read more »
Another journalist has been killed in Veracruz, Mexico.
Ricardo Monlui Cabrera was killed on the morning of March 19 in Yanga, in the state of Veracruz, while leaving a restaurant and getting into a car with his wife and daughter. The family members were not hit when two armed people fired upon Monlui. Read more »
Chumel Torres brings the intersection of comedy and journalism to Latin America and delivers news with humor and intelligence
Chumel Torres is not a journalist.
Nevertheless, his comedy, which is based on commentary of news, culture and politics, is consumed by hundreds of thousands of Latin Americans. Read more »
Researchers have started a project they hope will provide, for the first time, a more comprehensive view of freelance journalists working.
The survey, located at CensoFreelance.Org, is intended for freelance journalists working, writing and publishing in Spanish in Latin American, Spanish and U.S. Hispanic media. It is open for the month of March. Read more »
After a weeklong hearing, a court in Oaxaca found former police commander Jorge Armando Santiago Martínez guilty of the 2016 murder of journalist Marcos Hernández Bautista, according to a March 4 release from the Oaxaca Attorney General. Read more »
Mexican police reporter who received death threats and survived attack on his life is killed in Guerrero
This story was updated to include new details from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) concerning protection measures offered to Pineda Birto and the investigation of his murder.
A Mexican police reporter who reported having received threats from organized crime was killed in the state of Guerrero on March 2. Read more »
Cuban journalist Henry Constantín Ferreiro was declared free of charges after being accused of enemy propaganda and being held for almost two days. Read more »
Cuban journalists arrested on way to cover award ceremony in Havana organized by pro-democracy groups
This article has been updated with details of the charges against Constantín Ferreiro, as well as statements from IAPA and the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations.
Cuban journalist Henry Constantín Ferreiro has been accused of the crime of enemy propaganda after being arrested on his way to cover a ceremony in remembrance of a late opposition politician, according to the Inter American Press Association (IAPA). Read more »
Just days before Ecuador elects a new president, journalist Janet Hinostroza received an explosive device at her workplace.
Hinostroza, the host of ‘Los Desayunos de 24 Horas’ (24-Hour Breakfasts) and Noticiero 24 Horas (24-Hour Newscast), received an envelope at Teleamazonas headquarters on the morning of Feb. 16. Read more »
This story has been updated to clarify the initial detention of Fabio López Escobar in the United States.
Almost 15 years to the day when Colombian journalist Orlando Sierra was fatally shot, another of the men involved in that crime has been deported back to Colombia. Read more »