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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

Simulation of a face detector software over the faces of Brazil's president Lula Da Silva; Argentina's president Alberto Fernández; and Colombia's vicepresident Francia Elena Márquez and USAID's Chief Diversity Officer Neneh Diallo

Journalists from Argentina, Paraguay and the Philippines develop image recognition model to make artificial intelligence more inclusive

Faced with the racial and cultural biases that exist in artificial intelligence tools, journalists from Grupo Octubre (Argentina), El Surtidor (Paraguay) and GMA News (Philippines) created Image2Text, a computer vision platform that seeks to add context from the Global South to image recognition technology.

Graphics of journalists being hit with a background of a protest in Peru.

After experiencing the most violent year for the press in 2022, journalists in Peru start 2023 with almost one attack per day while covering the social crisis

A little more than a month after the departure of President Pedro Castillo, the Peruvian press has experienced more than 70 cases of aggressions including beatings, insults and vandalism of equipment and facilities by demonstrators, as well as threats, obstruction of coverage and even an attack with rubber bullets by police officers.

Covers of Mexican newspapers with a background of a car on fire.

Journalists suffer threats with weapons and theft of vehicles and equipment during riot over drug lord's arrest in Culiacan, Mexico

At least half a dozen journalists were victims of theft, intimidation and obstacles to carry out their work by members of organized crime during the wave of violence unleashed on Jan. 5 in the capital of the state of Sinaloa following the arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, son of "El Chapo."

Mexican pesos notes with a blurred background of a crime scene

How to achieve sustainability in at-risk environments? Two Mexican independent news outlets implement innovative strategies together with businesses

Investigative news outlets Revista Espejo and Red Es Poder, located in Mexico's high-crime states, have produced journalistic content for businesses and paid coverage of events as alternative sources of income. This has helped compensate for a lack of advertising resulting from brands' fear of advertising in news outlets that cover insecurity or corruption.

Mexican photojournalist Pedro Valtierra

‘I’m among those who believe no one should risk their life for a photo or story’: 5 Questions to Mexican photojournalist Pedro Valtierra

Photographer Pedro Valtierra — who captured iconic images of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua and the Indigenous uprising in Chiapas, and who was honored at this year's Guadalajara FIL — says it is important for journalists to record violence and social conflict, but without being reckless or taking sides.

Guatemalan journalist Carlos Kestler accepting an award by the Foreign Press Association of London with a Guatemalan flag as background

At the age of 23, Guatemalan journalist Carlos Kestler gives visibility to his country’s journalism with a project that was a finalist for an international award

In a year of hostility and opacity towards journalism by the Guatemalan government, Prensa Libre and Guatevisión reporter Carlos Kestler was chosen as a finalist for the Thomson Foundation's Young Journalist of the Year award for his special 'Broken Connectivity.'

Mine in the middle of the rainforest

Journalists from Brazil, Peru and Venezuela share tools and best practices to improve illegal mining coverage

Using satellite imagery and geo-referencing, following the trail of trafficking networks and taking care for the safety of journalist and sources are techniques that journalists Yvette Sierra of Mongabay, Joseph Poliszuk of Armando.Info and freelancer Hyury Potter have applied in their investigations of illegal mining in Latin America.

Collage of images of the "No Fue el Fuego" transmedia report by Guatemalan media outlet Agencia Ocote

Gabo Prize-winning work by Agencia Ocote revisits tragedy via journalism, art and memory

The "No fue el fuego" [It wasn’t the fire] special, winner of the Gabo 2022 Award for Coverage, achieves a harmonious convergence of different formats in a transmedia investigation of a fire in which 41 girls lost their lives in Guatemala.

Art about zero access to information

How to tell stories in countries that have non-transparent and authoritarian governments? Latin American journalists shared experiences and strategies

During the LATAM Festival of Digital Media and Journalism, journalists from Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, and Venezuela shared how they go around the opacity and hostility of their governments. They agreed that the lack of transparency and access to information can cost human lives.

Journalists who have been killed in Haiti in 2022

Violence, police brutality and economic crisis push journalism in Haiti to critical situation

One journalist murdered, another shot at and another arrested and beaten by the police are the latest victims of a wave of violence against the press in Haiti, a country where eight journalists have been killed so far this year. At the same time, the social-political crisis and poverty are slowly suffocating the Haitian media.