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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:

Brazilian radio journalist who was previously threatened is killed while arriving at workplace

*This story was updated to include a comment from Abraji.

Radio journalist Jairo Sousa was killed while arriving at Rádio Pérola FM in the northern state of Pára in the early morning of June 21. He was going to host his program “Show da Peróla.” Read more »


Ecuadoran government and family members of slain El Comercio journalists protest Colombia's communication after remains found

*This story was updated.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos posted on Twitter on June 21 that three bodies were found that could belong to a team of journalists and their driver who worked for Ecuadoran newspaper El Comercio and were reportedly killed in a border region by a dissident group of the FARC. Read more »


Three bodies found in Colombia could be Ecuadoran journalists who went missing and were killed near border

Three bodies that could belong to two Ecuadoran journalists and a driver for newspaper El Comercio were found in Colombia, 88 days after the team was abducted near the border of the two countries. Read more »


Smartphones reign supreme for news consumers in Latin America, according to Reuters Institute

Online news has become the main source of news in Latin America and most of the world. As the internet and the communications platforms within it diversify, so are the ways that consumers access that content.

The 2018 Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) surveyed four Latin American countries and found that in each case, a majority of respondents are accessing their news from their smartphones. Read more »


Mexican journalist and U.S. photographer based in Caracas honored with IWMF Courage in Journalism Award

Rosario Mosso Castro, investigative reporter and editor-in-chief of Mexican magazine ZETA, and U.S. photojournalist Meridith Kohut, who documents the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, are recipients of the 2018 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). Read more »


Names of slain Mexican and Colombian journalists added to memorial of Washington, D.C. museum for press freedom


The names of two journalists from Mexico and another from Colombia will be added to the Journalists Memorial at the Washington, D.C.-based Newseum. Read more »


Latin America has strong showing for 2018 Data Journalism Awards

*This story was updated.

The Latin American winners of the 2018 Data Journalism Awards tapped into the power of big data to report on a missing Argentine submarine, homicides in Caracas and victims of violence in Brazil. Read more »


Seven Latin American journalists join award-winning International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

The award-winning International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) welcomed seven Latin American journalists to its network.

The journalists from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Uruguay are among 22 journalists selected as part of the global network that collaborates on in-depth, transnational investigative stories on issues like crime, corruption and accountability. Read more »


Venezuelan investigative journalist recognized with Knight International Journalism Award

Venezuelan investigative journalist Joseph Poliszuk, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Armando.info, is one of two “courageous digital news pioneers” to receive the Knight International Journalism Award. Read more »


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