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César López Linares

César López Linares began his career at the Mexican newspaper REFORMA as an entertainment and media co-editor. He has written for publications such as TODO Austin, Texas Music Magazine and The Austin Chronicle. César has a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelors degree in Communication from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He currently writes about innovation in journalism for the Gabo Foundation in Colombia and for the Knight Center's LatAmJournalism Review blog. A native of Mexico City, César has become a digital nomad combining content creation with his passion for travel.
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César López Linares inició su carrera en el diario mexicano REFORMA como coeditor de entretenimiento y medios. Ha escrito para publicaciones como TODO Austin, Texas Music Magazine y The Austin Chronicle. César tiene una Maestría en Periodismo de la Universidad de Texas en Austin y una Licenciatura en Comunicación de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Actualmente escribe sobre innovación en periodismo para la Fundación Gabo en Colombia y para el blog LatAmJournalism Review del Centro Knight. Originario de la Ciudad de México, César se ha convertido en un nómada digital que combina la creación de contenido con su pasión por viajar.
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César López Linares começou sua carreira no jornal mexicano REFORMA como coeditor de entretenimento e mídia. Ele escreveu para publicações como TODO Austin, Texas Music Magazine e The Austin Chronicle. César tem mestrado em jornalismo pela University of Texas em Austin e é bacharel em comunicação pela Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Atualmente, ele escreve sobre inovação em jornalismo para a Fundação Gabo na Colômbia e para o blog LatAm Journalism Review do Centro Knight. Nascido na Cidade do México, César se tornou um nômade digital combinando a criação de conteúdo com sua paixão por viagens.

Recent Articles

American journalist and author Katherine Corcoran and her book "In the Mouth of the Wolf"

The press must reconnect with its audience so it demands safety for journalists, former AP bureau chief in Mexico Katherine Corcoran said

Mexican journalists urgently need to make people understand and value the impact of their work, so it’s society itself demanding safe conditions to practice journalism, Katherine Corcoran — whose book "In the Mouth of the Wolf," about the 2012 murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martinez will be launched in October — told LJR.

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 Ismario Rodríguez, Xenia Oliva and Daniel Duarte, and IT expert Abraham Calas

Small Latin American newsrooms seek to boost their journalism through a global artificial intelligence initiative

Representatives from elTOQUE, Periodismo de Barrio (Cuba), Gato Encerrado (El Salvador) and Ciencia del Sur (Paraguay) are participating for the first time in the JournalismAI Academy for Small Newsrooms, where they will seek to apply artificial intelligence in areas such as big data analysis, speech verification and relationship with their audiences.

British journalist Ioan Grillo

Cabot 2022 Gold Medalist journalist Ioan Grillo puzzles together Mexico’s drug trafficking phenomenon in his stories from the front line

Winner of the Gold Medal of the Maria Moors Cabot Awards 2022, Ioan Grillo talks about how through journalism he has been able to show the world what lies behind the violence caused by drug trafficking in Mexico. He has written three books and has had hundreds of feature stories published in international news outlets.

Journalists protest in Acapulco, Mexico, after the murder of journalist Fredid Roman

Faced with an increase in crimes against journalists in Mexico, organizations urge measures, while government denies violence

With the death of Fredid Román, 15 journalists have been murdered in Mexico so far in 2022. While organizations such as the UN, CPJ and IAPA condemn the crimes, López Obrador's government denies the climate of violence against the press. The government even appears to be the main source of aggressions, according to a report by Article 19.

Allan González, radio announcer killed in Ciudad Juárez

Organized crime attacks kill four radio station employees in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

What began as a scuffle between rival criminal groups ended in attacks targeting the population that resulted in the deaths of four employees of the MegaRadio radio group. The killings, considered by organizations as a form of social destabilization, caused the radio station to temporarily cease transmissions.

Screenshot of the Zoom meeting for the launch of the ebook Protection of Journalists: Safety and Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

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

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.

Computer showing some of the Latinográficas graphic pieces

Third edition of El Surti's Latinográficas will address climate change and teach how to hack algorithms to benefit visual journalism

The third edition of Latinográficas, El Surti's learning and collaboration program designed to boost visual journalism in Latin America, will address misinformation and violence around climate change and will include a segment on how to flip digital platform algorithms in favor of content.

Graphic art of reporters covering the Amazon

Partnerships, safety plans and transparency are some basic elements for covering the Amazon, say expert journalists

Five South American journalists with experience covering the Amazon rainforest shared some basic measures and tips to consider when covering this vast natural region successfully and safely.

Mariana Santos, executive director of Chicas Poderosas

'The media need to adapt their management models to ensure newsrooms with diversity, inclusion and a gender focus': 5 Questions for Mariana Santos, director of Chicas Poderosas

Having newsrooms with more leadership spaces for women, trans people and non-binary individuals will result in journalism that contributes more to building more inclusive societies, said the founder and executive director of the organization Chicas Poderosas.