Stories of Indigenous and Black populations in Latin America must be told in their own voices, journalists said in panel about diversity

September 13, 2022

To counteract hate narratives and the invisibilization suffered by Indigenous, Afro-descendant and Black communities in Latin America, journalists must give a voice to these populations, know their realities in depth and avoid their re-victimization. Those were some of the recommendations given by the guests of the panel "Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendant populations in Latin America." It was […]

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Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists

Special online course on digital storytelling for Latinx journalists attracts students from across the U.S. and is now available as a self-directed course

September 13, 2022

More than 250 Latinx college and university students from the United States registered for a free online course from the Knight Center to help them grow as digital storytellers. “Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists,” a free online course offered in collaboration with Microsoft, ran from June 20 to July 17, 2022. It […]

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Knight Center marks 20th anniversary celebrating impact of its programs around the world

September 2, 2022

On Aug. 31, 2002, a seminar for journalists entitled 'Investigative Journalism: Ethics, Techniques, and Dangers' took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The activity was promoted by the then-nascent Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, and the date was marked as Center's first step on its path to support journalism in Latin America and the […]

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Knight Center 20th Anniversary

Knight Center celebrates 20 years of strengthening journalism across the world

August 30, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will begin celebrations for its 20th anniversary with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin on Aug. 31st. Immediately after the live streaming, the recording will be available on YouTube. Professor Rosental Alves launched the Knight Center in 2002. Today, the Knight Center’s programs and activities keep journalists up to date with the digital revolution and help promote press freedom around the world.

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Segunda Conference Latinoamericana sobre Diversidad en el Periodismo

Knight Center announces second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism as a virtual event on September 9 - 10

August 26, 2022

In continuation of its initiatives to help journalists interested in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and journalism in Latin America, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will host the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The DEI program is sponsored by Google News Initiative. Registration for the conference, which will […]

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'Information and Elections in the Digital Era:' Sign up for Knight Center’s free online course in four languages

August 25, 2022

To prepare key stakeholders for how new technologies affect information and elections, the Knight Center joined forces with UNESCO and the UNDP to organize a free multilingual online course.

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NGOs propose measures to improve protection of journalists in Latin America during launch of Knight Center/UNESCO multilingual ebook on the subject

August 15, 2022

Given the failure of protection mechanisms for journalists, members of the press must strengthen self-protection, solidarity within the profession and links with civil society, said representatives of Article 19, Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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Grow your data journalism toolkit with Knight Center course on R programming language

August 8, 2022

“Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R” runs from Sept. 5 to Oct. 2, 2022 and is taught by Andrew Ba Tran, investigative data reporter for The Washington Post. Registration is now open.

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Knight Center to launch ebook on journalist safety in Latin America and Caribbean during webinar

July 26, 2022

Join the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas Tuesday, Aug. 2, for a free webinar as we launch a free multilingual ebook on journalist safety in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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Learn to cover climate change and combat disinformation in a new Knight Center course. Sign up now. It’s free!

July 19, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the free multilingual online course "How to Cover the Climate Crisis — and Fight Disinformation." Over a four-week period, students will learn about climate science and climate journalism, and disinformation efforts targeting them.

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