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Journalist of the month: Thiago Medaglia

Brazilian journalist Thiago Medaglia's venture combines long-form journalism and scientific content to make environmental stories accessible.

Alanna Dvorak | September 28, 2017

Brazil investigative congress seeks solutions to fake news, press freedom concerns

With trust in the media at an all-time low and press freedom seeing similar declines, what can be done? The 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo sought out answers.

Jéssica Cruz | September 20, 2017

With smart, explanatory reporting, Brazil’s Nexo Jornal carves out a unique news niche

“We realized that context and explanation, we should take those things to an almost radical level.”

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | August 17, 2017

Exploring the intersections of journalism and technology

At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.

Jéssica Cruz | July 12, 2017

For international news coverage, fixers are increasingly essential

What is a fixer — and why are they such a necessity for journalists today? Here's a look at the ins and outs of this essential, yet oft-overlooked job.

Jéssica Cruz | May 09, 2017

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

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