Montage showing Jorge Ramos and Yariel Valdés in separate boxes along with a photo of Valdés before a gay pride rainbow flag and above a banner reading "Miami Beach."

Catching up with: Yariel Valdés González

Editor's note: Last year, Global Journalist talked to two journalists who had been detained for long periods of time despite entering the U.S. legally with asylum claims that were recognized as legitimate by...
Chy Yuk-ling, wearing a mask against COVID, stands with similar masked supporters who are carrying signs reading "Journalism is not a crime."

The fight for press freedom in Hong Kong

William Yang was on the ground covering Hong Kong for several months during the height of the anti-extradition bill protests. He’s used to being on the frontlines. Now, because of COVID-19, budget cuts and...
Blind man listening to screen reader with headphones

How to make news accessible. Really.

Five years ago, Sandy Murillo could not have been an associate producer at CRIS Radio, a daily podcast that reads newspapers and other periodicals to people with visual impairments. The newsroom's...

Venezuela’s embattled news media [program]

Venezuela's news media has been squeezed by President Nicolás Maduro's authoritarianism and the country's ongoing economic crisis. But Venezuela is not Cuba or North Korea. There are still a number of...