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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:

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 »


Colombian official says commission is working to free Dutch journalists being held by the ELN

Updated (June 21): ELN-PAZ, the Delegation for Dialogue of the National Liberation Army, released a statement saying it seeks to clarify the situation of the Dutch journalists held in El Tarra, Colombia. However, it added that it had not been able to internally confirm the responsibility of the organization because of "difficulties inherent in the conflict and the lack of rapid communication mechanisms in the area." Read more »


Knight Center journalist-in-residence Ismael Nafría reflects on year in Austin and announces newsletter on media innovation

In August 2016, Catalan journalist Ismael Nafría and his family traveled 5,330 miles from Barcelona to Austin, Texas to spend a year at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas, as part of its Journalist-in-Residence program. Read more »


Brazilian and Mexican journalists' names inscribed on memorial at Washington freedom of expression museum

João Miranda do Carmo, of Brazil, and Marcos Hernández Bautista, of Mexico, were among the 14 individuals whose names were added to the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on June 5. Read more »


Director of Venezuelan news site placed under house arrest after almost nine months in jail

Chilean-Venezuelan journalist Braulio Jatar, who has been in jail since Sept. 3, 2016, has been released and is under house arrest. Read more »


Threatened Mexican journalist and TV channel owner kidnapped in Michoacán

Salvador Adame Pardo, journalist and owner of channel 4TV, was kidnapped in the afternoon of May 18 in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. Read more »


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