brazilian journalism observatory

20181123 bjo edition #10 | read the previous edition

Brazil: 30 million without local journalism

Hey folks!

We may also have news deserts. That statement is part of the conclusions of Atlas da Notícia, an important research about Brazilian journalism. It's an unfinished work, so numbers may change, but its partial results reveal a reality we must pay attention. 

Besides that, Brazilian Journalism Observatory was subject of a post in Paul Bradshaw blog. Take a look

Moreno Osório

| It was released the second edition of Atlas da Notícia (News Atlas), a project led by Volt Data Lab and ProJor which the main goal is to map Brazilian journalism. After months working to know the situation of Brazil's local journalism, especially outside big cities, they have found 30 million people may don't have news outlets covering local affairs in their cities. Besides the key findings, it was also published reports for each region of the country: South, NorthSoutheastNortheast, and Midwest. | By the way, according to NGO Artigo 19, most of the deaths of Brazilian journalists and media workers happen in cities of the country's interior (link in English). | A list of 11 independent news outlets which produce journalism in the periphery of Brazilian cities. | Crowdfunding platform Catarse wants to open a collective fund to finance independent journalism in Brazil. | An analysis of journalistic coverage of Cuban doctors' withdraw and the reactions of the president elected Jair Bolsonaro. | A review of Coda (link in English), Brazil's biggest DDJ conference, which took place in São Paulo last weekend. |

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