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Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

Newsgeist brings the fake news debate to Latin America

At the recent Newsgeist LatAm unconference in São Paulo, leading media figures sought out new ways to address the issue of fake news.

Elisa Tinsley | March 20, 2017

How an independent news site in El Salvador raised $27,000 in crowdfunding

El Salvador's El Faro found success with crowdfunding — making it one of the first Central American news sites to do so. Here's how digital media startups can replicate its success.

Jordy Meléndez | February 27, 2017

Two new tools aim to make sharing audio easier

How to share audio using Audiograms and Shortcut, a new Latin American cybersecurity tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 21, 2016

A look at the other side: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

How two recent journalism projects in Latin America are bringing the conversation surrounding wealth inequality to a larger audience.

Belén Arce Terceros | September 12, 2016

Inside Univision’s plan to reach 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide

Univision's Borja Echevarria discusses Univision's strategy for building a successful business model — both in the U.S. and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

James Breiner | June 07, 2016

Do you speak Spanglish?: Producing content for Latino audiences

What should news organizations know when trying to engage Latino audiences? Editors recently shared their advice and tips at the Hispanicize event in Miami.

Jenny Manrique | April 18, 2016

In leading Latin American news innovation projects, collaboration is key

ICFJ Knight Fellows share lessons learned from their experiences as media innovators in Latin America.

Sara Olstad | April 15, 2016

Project pairs Costa Rican student journalists with experienced mentors

Punto y Aparte is a new network of student and experienced journalists in Costa Rica that will produce high-quality stories on social issues that often go ignored in the country's media.

Jessica Weiss | March 21, 2016

Q&A with Calle2's Ana Magalhães: Bringing new Latin American perspectives to Brazil

Brazilian journalist Ana Magalhães discusses Calle2, the digital magazine she hopes will "offer a new view of Latin America" to Brazil's readers.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | January 07, 2016

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