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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:

Demands for justice grow stronger on one-year anniversary of murder of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez

The call for justice for Mexico’s journalists will not stop, despite years of violence and impunity that plagues the profession in that Latin American country. Read more »

Mexican radio and television journalist killed in Tabasco

Mexican journalist Juan Carlos Huerta was killed in Tabasco on the morning of May 15 in what appears to be a targeted hit. His death comes on the one-year anniversary of the murder of journalist Javier Valdez, calling attention to the grave violence being faced by the Mexican press. Read more »

Independent Nicaraguan press calls for end to repression of journalists in context of mass protests

A statement from independent Nicaraguan journalists condemning lethal violence on protesters and attacks on the press, and urging respect for press freedom from the government, has garnered signatures from 35 media outlets, four civil society organizations, 87 journalists and counting. Read more »

Latin American journalists heading to U.S. universities for prestigious fellowships this 2018-2019 academic year

Latin Americans are among the ranks of journalists selected to spend the upcoming academic year at distinguished U.S. universities to study and develop special projects.

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, Nieman Fellows at Harvard University and Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows at the University of Michigan were announced in recent days. Read more »

Nicaraguan journalist killed during Facebook Live broadcast of protests against pension reforms

A journalist was killed on the night of April 21 in Bluefields in eastern Nicaragua during a Facebook Live broadcast of the fourth day of protests against pension reforms. Read more »

Animal Político of Mexico and Univisión Noticias of U.S. among winners of Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards

Mexican and U.S. media outlets, as well as Spanish journalists and photographers, were announced as the winners of the Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards from Spanish newspaper El País. Read more »

Registration is closed for ISOJ 2018, but sessions will be livestreamed at

We’ve reached capacity for the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) and registration is now closed. Read more »

Two detained in case of Haitian photojournalist who went missing in mid-March

Update (April 4): Haitian National Police (PNH, for its initials in French) said on April 4 that it has detained two people allegedly related to the disappearance of photojournalist Vladjimir Legagneur who was last seen on March 14.

According to Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner, Frantz Lerebours, spokesman for the PNH, said the two suspects had the photojournalist's cell phone. Read more »

Ecuadoran government confirms abduction of three journalists near Colombian border

*This story has been updated.

A team of three journalists from Ecuadoran newspaper El Comercio were abducted on March 26 in northern Ecuador in Mataje in the province of Esmeraldas near the country’s border with Colombia. Read more »


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