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Journalistic platform to investigate crimes of social leaders and fate of former FARC rebels

Journalists from two media groups came together to investigate, build databases and shed light on issues related to the difficult peace process in Colombia.

Fabiola Torres López | April 16, 2018

Freelancing abroad: Bogotá through the eyes of Laura Dixon

The second installment of our series "Freelancing abroad" explores Laura Dixon's move from London to Bogotá as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | April 09, 2018

How a Colombian political news site learned to avoid common crowdfunding mistakes

La Silla Vacia was one of the pioneers of crowdfunding journalism in Latin America. Over multiple campaigns, they've learned what works best (and what doesn't) when asking an online audience to fund journalism.

Jordy Meléndez | July 18, 2017

Journalist of the month: Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo

Colombian journalist Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo works to cover social issues in her home country. She shared her experiences and advice for other journalists with IJNet.

Sam Berkhead | November 30, 2016

Despite advances, violence against journalists in Colombia persists

Last year, violence against Colombia's journalists rose by 40 percent. Pedro Vaca, director of FLIP, explains what can be done to reduce this aggression.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | February 16, 2016
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Colombian journalists face new challenges with digital attacks on the rise

ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra evaluated the safety of journalists at five online media organizations in Colombia using his risk assessment app Salama. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | September 28, 2015