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Program and speakers announced for 17th Ibero American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

Journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal will convene at the University of Texas at Austin on April 14, 2024, to celebrate the 17th Ibero American Colloquium on Digital Journalism. Register today to attend talks on attacks against the Latin American press, exile journalism and Nicaragua, journalism for the most vulnerable, local journalism, financing digital media and more.

Founder of nonprofit newsroom MLK50 and co-founder of exiled Russian news site Meduza complete keynote speaker lineup at 25th ISOJ

Women journalism leaders will take the stage at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to deliver all four keynote addresses at this special anniversary conference. The final two keynote speakers to be announced are Wendi C. Thomas, founder, editor and publisher of nonprofit newsroom MLK50, and Galina Timchenko, co-founder, CEO and publisher of Meduza, an independent Russian media outlet operating from Latvia.

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2023 in Review: Knight Center expands, leads pioneering AI training for thousands of journalists and much more

From artificial intelligence training to coverage of impunity in crimes against journalists, read about all the work we’ve been doing at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas over the past year, as well as our plans for the future.


517 journalists killed in Americas in last 25 years; vast majority of cases go unpunished

On Nov. 2, 2023, the world marks another International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Impunity in cases of violence against members of the media continues to be the norm as killers largely go free. In the Americas, Haiti, Brazil and Mexico top the list of countries globally where murders of journalists go unpunished.

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#ENDIMPUNITY: Justice in crimes against Latin American journalists demands long fight

To mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, which is celebrated every Nov. 2, LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) is highlighting four cases of journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean that, for the most part, remain unpunished.

ISOJ 2023 Registration is now open!

Registration now open for 24th ISOJ, a hybrid, global conference on online journalism

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has opened registration for the 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), which is taking place on April 14 and 15, 2023, at the University of Texas at Austin. A preliminary list of speakers is now available and more will be added soon. The full program will be published shortly.


Knight Center receives $4 million grant from Knight Foundation as it celebrates 20th anniversary

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas’ Moody College of Communication has just received a $4 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The five-year grant, which coincides with the Knight Center’s 20th anniversary, will pave the way for a sustainable future for the Center and its world-renowned programs.

ISOJ Journals

ISOJ launches call for online journalism research for 2023 conference and journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) officially launched its callfor original research in online journalism to be considered for the 2023 conference and the #ISOJ Journal.

ISOJ 2023 is April 14 and 15

ISOJ Celebrates a Successful New Hybrid Model and Announces Dates for 2023 Conference

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas announces the dates for next year’s 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) as April 14 - 15, 2023. 

2021 Calendar

Setbacks and victories in press freedom, plus lessons from innovative projects in Latin America: A look back at the most important stories of 2021

As we finish 2021 and enter a new year, the LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) team takes our annual look at the most interesting and important stories we covered this year.