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Latin America

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Climate

Telling the Stories of South America’s Giant River Basins

The crises of South America’s giant rainforest basins ignore national borders. So should journalism, writes Andrés Schäfer, in this article exploring how different outlets in the region are investigating what is happening along the banks of the region’s largest rivers.

News & Analysis

Latin America’s Best Investigative Journalism Featured at COLPIN 2021

COLPIN is the most prestigious investigative journalism gathering in Latin America, and is organized by the Institute for Press and Society. On December 4 the winners of the Javier Valdez Latin American Prize for Investigative Journalism, named in honor of the Mexican journalist killed in 2017, were announced.

News & Analysis

Why Covering the Environment Means Risking Your Life In Many Parts of the World

Investigating the environment in developing countries can be a particularly dangerous game – far more so in the Global South than in North America and Europe. Journalists in the developing world are prime targets for powerful political and economic interests, operate in a hostile climate, and often lose their lives far from the Western media spotlight.

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News & Analysis Sustainability

How Mission-Driven News Sites Are Betting on Reader Revenue in Latin America

For digital-first news outlets in Latin America, lessons learned from reader-funding experiments are being transformed into highly tailored membership programs that offer a chance at a more sustainable future. Independent, mission-driven or subject-specific news sites, in particular, are leading the way, converting close relationships with audiences into funding through editorially-linked, labor-intensive initiatives.