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RioOnWatch Resources for Journalists

Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are the city’s affordable housing stock, but they are also arguably the world’s most stigmatized communities. By straightening out the narratives on these neighborhoods, journalists are in a position to pave the way for more productive policies. Below, journalists can find essential materials about Rio’s favelas and the city’s transformations, organized to support informed and nuanced reporting.

The Basics

 

 

 

 

 

 

What Journalists Need to Know About Covering Favelas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit a Favela on a Community-led Tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sustainable Community Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy Reference Pieces

 

 

 

 

 

 

Favela Policy Recommendations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Favela Voices: Opinion, Media, and Community Organizing

 

 

 

 

 

 

#EvictionsWatch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monitoring Olympic Legacy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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