Teresa Mioli's Blog
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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 Knight Center announced the publication of the book “Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations,” edited by professors Robyn S. Goodman and Elanie Steyn, at the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »
Crime reporter killed in Baja California Sur is fourth journalist killed in Mexico in the past two months
Maximino Rodríguez Palacios, also known as Max Rodríguez, is the fourth journalist killed in Mexico in less than two months.
"The Reinvention of The New York Times": Download free e-book in Spanish from the Knight Center's digital library
The Knight Center has published the new Spanish-language e-book, “The Reinvention of The New York Times: how the ‘gray lady’ of journalism is adapting (successfully) to the mobile era,” by Catalan journalist Ismael Nafría. Read more »
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 »