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Part 3: In Manaus, a new digital voice tells the real stories of Amazonians

Venezuela’s Trunk Road 10 becomes BR-174 when it crosses the border with Brazil, in the state of Roraima. That’s where Katia Brasil, originally from Fortaleza, took her first steps as a journalist, in the state capital, Boa Vista, distinguishing herself as a reporter with access to a wide range of sources.  When a murder plot […]

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Part 2: Venezuela’s local media collaborates to tell big stories

It’s a photo that tells clashing stories: on its surface, the idyll of a water-side childhood; underneath, the destructive pollution from mining. It’s Fabiola Ferrero’s shot from deep in the immensity of the Gran Sabana in Venezuela’s south, capturing a Pemón child floating mid-air as he dives from steep banks into an almost magically blue […]

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Brazil: Journalists attacked during storming of democratic institutions

The International Press Institute (IPI) is alarmed by reports that multiple journalists in Brazil were attacked by supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro while those supporters stormed government buildings in the capital Brasilia on January 8. At least 12 journalists were physically attacked or threatened, and some reported having their equipment broken or stolen, according […]

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66 journalists killed in 2022 amid decline in press safety

2022 witnessed a devastating decline in journalists’ safety, as 66 journalists and media workers worldwide were killed in connection with their profession, according to International Press Institute (IPI) data. This figure marks a steep increase from the total of 45 journalists killed in 2021. Spiraling attacks against journalists in Mexico as well as Russia’s full-scale […]

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