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

Given the narratives of hate and the invisibilization that Indigenous, Afro-descendant and Black communities suffer in Latin America, journalists must give them a voice, know their realities and avoid their re-victimization, Diana Manzo, Indhira Suero and Edilma Prada, members of the first panel of the 2nd Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism, said.

Journalists Esteban Hernández, Geo González, Carolina Vila-Nova and Daniel Villatoro at the 2nd Conference on Diversity in Journalism
Gender and Diversity
To make way for LGBTQ+ and gender issues in the media, 'uncomfortable conversations' must happen, journalists say during Sexual Diversity panel

To make women and LGBTQ+ people more present in coverage and in positions of power in the media, journalists need to have 'uncomfortable conversations' with colleagues, managers and themselves, Geo González (Mexico), Carolina Vila-Nova (Brazil), Daniel Villatoro (Guatemala), and Esteban Hernández (Colombia) said.

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

The fourth panel of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism entitled "Diversity in Journalism" presented products and initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism. According to the panelists, diversity can be promoted by both traditional and independent media, as long as it is done rigorously.

Panel sobre migración durante la Segunda Conferencia Latinoamericana sobre Diversidad en el Periodismo. (Foto: Captura de pantalla)
Gender and Diversity
Journalists need to become aware of their own biases when covering migration, panelists said at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference

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 immigration, according to panelists who took part in the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism.

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