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ISOJ returned in 2022 as a hybrid conference, with nearly 300 people in Austin and almost 1,000 virtual attendees from 90 countries

April 6, 2022

After two years of being a virtual-only conference due to the pandemic, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) returned in person and online, and in full force, from April 1 to 2, 2022.

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Learn to be an entrepreneur and launch a sustainable and independent digital media outlet in new free online course

March 16, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas teamed up with SembraMedia and Ajor to offer a new free online course in Spanish and Portuguese: “Entrepreneurial Journalism: Sustainability Strategies for Independent Digital Media.” 

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Multilingual webinar and free self-directed course help women journalists and allies fight threats and violence

March 2, 2022

To help raise awareness for the threats women journalists face around the world, and promote concrete solutions, the Knight Center, International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and UNESCO are jointly organizing a free, multilingual webinar on International Women’s Day, March 8 at 10 a.m. U.S. Central Time.

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Panelists offer tips for covering COVID-19 mutations and variants

February 15, 2022

Two years after the start of the pandemic, there is a lot science knows about COVID-19, but there’s also still a lot it doesn’t know. One of the aspects researchers are still grappling with has to do with the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. How likely are different variants to merge into a new one? What would such a merge mean to the course of the pandemic and to the vaccines we have now?

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Misinformation around COVID-19 fuels vaccine hesitancy, according to webinar panelists

February 10, 2022

A group of seasoned science journalists, communicators and health experts from around the world discussed how to improve COVID-19 coverage in a session that focused especially on combatting misinformation about the pandemic and the vaccines.

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Apply for new course on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and learn to incorporate approaches in your newsroom

February 7, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the course “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism.” 

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Reporters et scientifiques offrent des clés pour améliorer la couverture du COVID-19 lors d’un webinaire international organisé par le Knight Center, l’UNESCO et l’OMS

February 7, 2022

Écouté dans 85 pays, un groupe de journalistes scientifiques, chercheur·se·s, et autres expert·e·s de haut niveau ont partagé leurs conseils pour mieux couvrir la pandémie du COVID-19 et lutter contre la désinformation autour des vaccins, variants et traitements.

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الصحفيون والعلماء يوضحون كيفية تحسين تغطية كوفيد-19 في ويبنار من قبل مركز نايت واليونسكو ومنظمة الصحة العالمية

February 7, 2022

شاركت مجموعة رائدة من الصحافيين العلميين والعلماء وخبراء آخرين نصائحها في ويبنار مع الحاضرين من 85 دولة حول كيفية تغطية جائحة كوفيد-19 بشكل أفضل، ومكافحة الأخبار المًضللة المحيطة باللقاحات والمتحورات والأدوية العلاجية

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Reporters and scientists point out how to improve coverage of COVID-19 in global webinar by Knight Center, UNESCO and WHO

February 1, 2022

With attendees from 85 countries, a leading group of science journalists, scientists, and other experts shared tips and advice on how to better cover the COVID-19 pandemic and combat misinformation surrounding vaccines, variants and treatments.

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How to deal with disinformation and uncertainty when covering COVID-19

January 31, 2022

The challenge of covering COVID-19 lies not only in the intrinsic complexity of the pandemic and the evolving nature of the science around the virus. It also comes from the parallel effort journalists have to make to combat widespread disinformation.

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