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AG Sulzberger, New York Times’ chairman and publisher, will open ISOJ 2021. Here is the lineup of keynote speakers

Registration is open for the 2021 ISOJ, and keynote speakers, including New York Times' chairman AG Sulzberger, have been announced.

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Registration is now open for ISOJ Online 2021. Sign up now for the premier online journalism conference in April

Registration for ISOJ, the premier global online journalism conference, is now open. For the second year, the conference will be virtual and free!

Oito jornais brasileiros publicam informe publicitário com informações falsas sobre o tratamento da COVID-19. Arte: Jeff Nascimento (@jnascim)

Brazilian newspapers under pressure for publishing ad that promotes unproven COVID-19 treatments

At least eight Brazilian newspapers published an advertorial in which an obscure association of doctors defends the adoption of a so-called 'early treatment' of COVID-19, whose benefit is not scientifically proven. The decision of the newspaper companies to open space, albeit an advertising one, for the transmission of false information about the pandemic generated criticism.

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Digital hub aims to unite stakeholders from Latin America and the Caribbean in fight against disinformation around COVID-19

The overwhelming amount of information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the equally staggering levels of false information, led UNESCO and fact-checkers in Latin America and the Caribbean to create a digital hub to combat disinformation.

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Radio Ucamara fights COVID-19 from the Peruvian jungle while revitalizing the Kukama language and culture

Despite the fact that community stations stopped broadcasting in this pandemic, Radio Ucamara, at 98.7 FM, continued with its mission of revitalizing and recovering the Kukama language and culture.

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Year begins with attacks on independent media in Venezuela and journalists fear passage of laws against the press

Journalists and experts attributed the increase in attacks to a repressive pattern from the government and to the country's political moment, of the retaking of the National Assembly by those aligned with Chavismo.

World Radio Day celebrates its 10th anniversary and 110 years of this 'young medium'

2020 was perhaps the year in which radio most clearly demonstrated its impact and importance in society. This 110-year-old "young media outlet" – as UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay refers to it – has a penetration rate of 75 percent in developing countries.

Here’s what radio journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean told LJR about radio’s importance to press freedom

In celebration of World Radio Day, we asked radio journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean why radio is important for press freedom in the region.

Cuba sees increase of 124% in violations against press freedom in January and journalists anticipate trend of greater repression

In part, the skyrocketing of the cases can be attributed to the suppression of a demonstration on Jan. 27, but journalists and organizations in the country believe that attacks on the press are part of a broader escalation of aggressions

Novice journalists in Brazil are known as focas.

Eight more journalistic expressions in Portuguese, English and Spanish that every Latin American journalist should know

Second version of LJR's internal glossary of journalistic expressions used to translate the magazine's articles.

Knight Center webinar convenes global experts to discuss COVID-19 vaccines coverage, science & distribution

“For the past year, journalists from around the world have found themselves covering the biggest story of their lifetime. A global immunization effort is now underway, and journalists are now challenged and given the opportunity to cover the multidimensional aspects of the vaccine."

Latin American photojournalists covering protests are vulnerable to attacks, arrests and more 

In their mission to document the events, many photojournalists in Latin America suffer attacks or arrests by the police.