CPJ Report: Journalism is a Risky Business in Latin America

By Geraldine Cook
February 25, 2013

Décio Sá had become one of the most influential journalists in the northern Brazilian state of Maranhão ever since launching his own news blog in 2006. Though he worked for O Estado de Maranhão, the state’s largest newspaper, he made a name for himself by writing Blog do Décio, which covered politics and organized crime.