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Chapter 10 - The new journalism: now the people make the news

Brazil: intimidation of the press takes many forms

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Attempts to intimidate journalists are on the increase. Police investigations, and prosecutions (often dropped) for infringement of the state security law and the new law for the defence of democracy are creating a climate of fear.

Venezuela: Covid and free speech

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A massive fine levied on independent news outlet El Nacional threatens to further curtail press freedoms, while the government seems intent on preventing independent reporting of Covid infections and deaths

Venezuela: Trochas de la Información

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Emily Gregg reviews a video film which brings together journalists trying to report on the Covid-19 pandemic in Venezuela and the repression they have experienced in trying to tell the truth.

EmpoderArte uses film to empower Peruvian women

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EmpoderArte, a Peruvian-based NGO which offers a decentralised film education to women, Karoline organises and runs workshops up and down Peru, mobilising hundreds of women to discover and embrace the emancipatory power of storytelling.

A year of Chile’s estallido social in pictures

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Luis Bustamante's images of Chile's estallido social - which began on October 18, 2019, now a whole year ago - speak for themselves. Most were taken of protesters in Santiago around Plaza Baquedano, renamed by protestors as Plaza de la Diginidad. Others cover graffiti and stencil work that popped up during this period, taken in a range of Chilean cities.

The pandemic of disinformation in Latin America

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Both the United Nations and World Health Organization have labelled the spread of disinformation during the coronavirus crisis as an ‘infodemic.’ ‘We have faced...

Brazil: local activists fill the information vacuum on Covid-19

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This article was researched and written by José Cícero da Silva for Agência Pública, LAB’s São Paulo partner Translated for LAB by Tom Gatehouse. You...

Redes sociales: blessing or curse?

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Social media outlets, such as Twitter and WhatsApp, played a major role in the protests that spread across the Americas in 2019. In Chile,...

Brazil’s 2013 protests against cuts and censorship

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In June of 2013, the Brazilian streets...

Brazil Beyond Citizen Kane – part 4

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Simon Hartog's definitive 1993 investigation into the power of TV in Brazil, and the power of TV Globo in particular. Partly a history...

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