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Brazil Investigative Journalism

The Power to Elect Brazil

By on August 27, 2018

The POWER TO ELECT is a project to check policy information circulating through WhatsApp during the campaign period of the 2018 elections.

Unlike other fact-checking initiatives, THE POWER TO ELECT uses WhatsApp not only as a source of information to be checked, but also as a content distribution channel. The…


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Argentina Global Investigative Journalism Latin America

A collaborative research done by Chicas Poderosas: Decriminalization of abortion in Latin America

By on August 7, 2018

Decriminalization of abortion in Latin America
What is it like to #AbortarEnAméricaLatina today and how are women struggling to access their rights? A days after the debate of #AbortoLegalYa in #Argentina, we published our first  #InvestigaciónPoderosa conducted with collaborators from all over the region https://bit.ly/2LV5Wev
By Mariana Marcaletti

 
About what is #PowerfulResearch # AbortarenAmericaLatina
The…


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Investigative Journalism Latin America Triangulo Norte

The Eye of the Hurricane on gender equality – Chicas Poderosas Triángulo Norte

By on May 19, 2018

Prudencia Ayala was an iconoclastic and visionary woman. In 1930, she was a candidate for the presidency of El Salvador – at that time seemed completely impossible, a moment when women did not even have the right to vote. Her radical government program sought to defend women’s rights, support…


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Brazil Investigative Journalism

Chicas Poderosas Hackathon creates solutions for disinformation in an electoral year in Brazil.

By on April 2, 2018

On March 8 and 9 in São Paulo, we gathered genius minds from developers, designers, and digital journalists to launch a challenge: How to educate readers and readers to reflect on what they share, and citizens to reflect on who gets their vote in elections?

The event brought together some…


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Brazil Investigative Journalism

Chicas Investigative: three-day meeting on Inclusion, Citizenship and Gender in Brazil.

By on April 2, 2018

In 2018, Chicas Poderosas has begun promoting spaces related to investigative-journalism practices and fact-checking methodologies. Therefore, following the steps of the chapter in Colombia and its project El Poder de Elegir, we decided to repeat the same experience in Brazil. That is how we organized a three-day meeting on…


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Costa Rica Investigative Journalism Latin America

No power is above yours: Chicas Poderosas Pura Vida

By on March 21, 2018

Date: March 21, 22 and 23, 2018

Hours: 12md to 1:20 p.m.

Platform: Zoom

In the framework of the upcoming presidential elections in Costa Rica, Chicas Poderosas Pura Vida offers three virtual and free classes on data verification (fact-checking) on ​​March 21, 22 and 23, from 12 to 1:20 pm.

During 3 sessions…


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Brazil Investigative Journalism

Our event about inclusion, citizenship and gender in Brazil.

By on March 19, 2018

During the 8th, 9th and 10th of March, Chicas Poderosas organized an open-door event focusing on inclusion, citizenship and gender in Brazil. We looked at how to fact-check in Brazil and in Latin America in 2018, how to determine the veracity of information, and what is behind the data.

Among…


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Colombia Investigative Journalism Latin America

Chicas Poderosas Colombia: they did it again this time with Facebook & Consejo de Redacción

By on March 7, 2018

Why is it important to check and verify information in a regional and local context?
Information is a tool of power, with which you can contribute to the construction of more or less equitable relationships. In this sense, it is important to generate channels of access to information that allow…


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Brazil Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalism training in Brazil: inclusion, citizenship and gender in politics

By on February 24, 2018

A look on inclusion, citizenship and gender – in this Brasilien political context.

It is in times of crisis, like what Brazil is experiencing today, that innovation emerge.
Application here
What: FACT CHECKING training for brasilien women journalists (men & LGBTQ are also welcome)

When: March 8th, 9th and 10th

Where: 8th & 9th Chicas Poderosas will be at…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Investigative Journalism Latin America

MELISSA BELL: Our role model for women leaders in independent media

By on February 24, 2018

“It is very hard to be a women in any industry, but particularly at the media industry. The more power we can have as a group, the better our industries will be”, said Melissa when she started her conference at the NVL.

 

She started her career as a journalist. Now…

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