The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Wellington Frazão

A journalist, popular communicator, coordinator of Belém’s community media Periferia em Foco and master’s student in communication (UFPA). In 2021/2022, Periferia em Foco was part of a national popular communication project for the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo (Estadão), where he showed Brazil the potential of the periphery of the Pará Amazon. He is one of the authors of the book “Novos Rumos da Comunicação Comunitária no Brasil”, which contextualises popular communication experiences in the region. Since April 2023, he has been a columnist for Jornal Amazônia.

OCRI Event

Talking circle: Challenges of journalistic coverage on climate justice

The Open Knowledge Brasil will run a talking circle about the challenges of journalistic coverage of climate justice. The session will hold during Coda Amazônia on Marajó Island, in Pará, with local journalists who conduct investigations related to climate justice, territorial conflicts, and environmental crimes.