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Local newspaper in Brazil creates roadmap for digital innovation

How Correio, a local paper with limited resources, brought innovative tools into its newsroom to grow its online metrics.

Elyssa Pachico | March 13, 2017

In Brazil, journalists overcome economic crisis with entrepreneurship

How media startups like Reinventar Jornalistas RJ and Brio Hunter are helping Brazil's journalists connect and find jobs in an increasingly tough economic climate.

Núria Saldanha | January 26, 2017

What journalists should know before covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games are expected to present several unique challenges to the 30,000 journalists heading to Rio de Janeiro. These tips and resources can help.

Sam Berkhead | August 03, 2016

RioOnWatch launches guide to encourage nuanced news coverage of Rio de Janeiro Olympics

As tens of thousands of journalists prepare to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, RioOnWatch has released the Olympics Resources for Journalists to promote balanced, accurate coverage of the city.

Sheila Taylor | May 18, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016

At Brazil hackathon, female journalists create resources for covering 2016 Paralympic Games

Ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janiero, female journalists worked to create prototype apps and infographics to improve understanding of athletes with disabilities.

Kiratiana Freelon | January 11, 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

WHO offers tips for journalists covering road safety

In line with the Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil, ICFJ and WHO educate journalists on how to find stories within WHO’s newly-released road safety report.

Sam Berkhead | November 17, 2015

Brazil's Agência Pública fact-checks politicians with Truco platform

The nonprofit journalism outlet first launched the platform, named after a popular South American card game, for Brazil's 2014 presidential elections. Now they're tackling congress and the senate.

Kiratiana Freelon | October 06, 2015

Q&A with Stephanie Nolen: How The Globe and Mail's multimedia project tackles race in Brazil

The 8,000 word piece 'Brazil's Colour Bind' is available in both English and Portuguese, and includes archival images, data, photography and video. 

Kiratiana Freelon | August 24, 2015

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