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Journalists investigating the money behind disinformation invited to apply for master class series

October 27, 2022

In partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a master class series for journalists based in Latin America, the U.S. and Canada.

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How to cover the climate crisis - and fight disinformation

MOOCs on covering the climate crisis attract more than 3,800 and can now be taken at anytime, from anywhere

October 20, 2022

A recent multilingual course on covering the climate crisis is now available as a self-directed course after reaching 3,810 students from 151 countries. Check out our self-directed course in English, Spanish or Portuguese, today!

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Knight Center receives $4 million grant from Knight Foundation as it celebrates 20th anniversary

October 6, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas’ Moody College of Communication has just received a $4 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. 

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Download (for free) multilingual e-book on safety and protection of journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean

September 30, 2022

The new e-book, “Protection of Journalists: Safety and Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean” is the product of eight months of articles originally published in the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ digital magazine, LatAm Journalism Review.

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Photogrammetry in Journalism

Learn how to use photogrammetry in journalism with new self-directed course

September 30, 2022

“Introduction to photogrammetry in journalism: Capturing your world in 3D,” is available as a self-directed course and can be taken at any time, from anywhere in the world, for free.

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Mental health and well-being for journalists: Sign up now for free online course in Spanish and Portuguese

September 30, 2022

Prioritizing mental health isn’t easy, but it’s an important part of growing and thriving as a journalist. For that reason, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from Google News Initiative and in collaboration from The Self-Investigation, is offering a free online course to teach journalists how to mind their mental health […]

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What's next? Some ideas for boosting diversity in journalism in Latin America

September 16, 2022

The closing session of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism took stock of the ideas discussed during the event and planted the seed for creating a future continental organization to promote the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion in journalism in Latin America. "This is what we wanted to bring up at […]

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In journalism, telling the truth is also about showing difference, panelists at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference said

September 16, 2022

Although it is not the common denominator, there are more and more initiatives that seek to promote diversity in Latin American newsrooms. Some of these projects that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) were presented during the fourth panel of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. This conference took place on Sept. […]

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Journalists need to become aware of their own biases when covering migration, panelists said at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference

September 16, 2022

Self-exploration exercises, including immigrant journalists in newsrooms and telling stories for immigrants (and not only about immigrants) are some of the tips to promote a more diverse and inclusive coverage of migration, according to panelists who took part in the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The opening panel of the second day […]

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To make way for LGBTQ+ and gender issues in the media, 'uncomfortable conversations' must happen, journalists say during Sexual Diversity panel

September 16, 2022

By César López Linares and Katherine Pennacchio   Journalists Geo González, from Mexico; Carolina Vila-Nova, from Brazil; and Daniel Villatoro, from Guatemala, have one thing in common — they have dared to provoke "uncomfortable conversations" with their editors, colleagues and media executives to try to get women and LGBTQ+ people have more presence both in […]

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