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Teresa Mioli

Teresa Mioli is the administrative program coordinator for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. She is interested in press freedom, democratization, and investigative journalism in Latin America and is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of independent news media to the health of democracies. She produces journalistic work with the aim of helping people to make informed decisions about their lives and societies and wants to make sure other journalists are able to do the same. She has Bachelors' degrees in Journalism and Plan II Honors (Liberal Arts) and a Master's degree in Latin American Studies, all from the University of Texas at Austin. She started her journalistic career at The Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas where she last worked as a breaking news reporter.
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Teresa Mioli es la coordinadora administrativa de programas del Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas. Es una periodista con interés en la libertad de prensa, la democratización y el periodismo investigativo en América Latina y está dedicada a crear mayor consciencia sobre la importancia de los medios noticiosos independientes para la salud de las democracias. El objetivo de su trabajo periodístico es ayudar las personas para que tomen decisiones informadas sobre sus vidas y sus sociedades, y busca que otros periodistas tengan la posibilidad de hacer lo mismo. Teresa tiene una licenciatura en Periodismo y Artes liberales (Plan II Honors), y una maestría en Estudios Latinoamericanos, todos de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Empezó su carrera en periodismo en The Beaumont Enterprise al sureste de Texas, en donde recientemente trabajó como reportera de noticias de última hora. Anteriormente ella fue la editora de LatAm Journalism Review del Centro Knight.
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Teresa Mioli é coordenadora do programa do Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas. Ela se interessa por liberdade de imprensa, democratização e jornalismo investigativo na América Latina e se dedica a aumentar a conscientização sobre a importância da mídia independente para a saúde das democracias. Ela produz trabalhos jornalísticos com o objetivo de ajudar as pessoas a tomarem decisões informadas sobre suas vidas e sociedades e deseja garantir que outros jornalistas possam fazer o mesmo. Ela tem bacharelado em jornalismo e artes liberais e um mestrado em Estudos Latino-Americanos, todos pela Universidade do Texas em Austin. Ela começou sua carreira jornalística na The Beaumont Enterprise no sudeste do Texas, onde trabalhou pela última vez como repórter de notícias de última hora.

Recent Articles

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Mental health and well-being for journalists: Sign up now for free online course in Spanish and Portuguese

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from Google News Initiative and in collaboration from The Self-Investigation, is offering a free online course to teach journalists how to mind their mental health and emotional well-being, as well as how to promote healthy habits in newsrooms and the industry. “Journalists and mental health: How to take care of ourselves and promote a healthy profession” runs from Oct. 24 to Nov. 20, 2022.

Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists

Special online course on digital storytelling for Latinx journalists attracts students from across the U.S. and is now available as a self-directed course

More than 250 Latinx college and university students from the United States registered for a free online course from the Knight Center to help them grow as digital storytellers. This free online course was offered in collaboration with Microsoft, and ran from June 20 to July 17, 2022. It was taught by Amara Aguilar. It is now available as a self-directed course.

Knight Center celebrates 20 years of strengthening journalism across the world

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will begin celebrations for its 20th anniversary with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin on Aug. 31st. Immediately after the live streaming, the recording will be available on YouTube. Professor Rosental Alves launched the Knight Center in 2002. Today, the Knight Center’s programs and activities keep journalists up to date with the digital revolution and help promote press freedom around the world.

Segunda Conference Latinoamericana sobre Diversidad en el Periodismo

Knight Center announces second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism as a virtual event on September 9 - 10

In continuation of its initiatives to help journalists interested in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and journalism in Latin America, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will host the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The DEI program is sponsored by Google News Initiative. Registration for the conference, which will be held virtually and in Spanish, is free.

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'Information and Elections in the Digital Era:' Sign up for Knight Center’s free online course in four languages

To prepare key stakeholders for how new technologies affect information and elections, the Knight Center joined forces with UNESCO and the UNDP to organize a free multilingual online course. Students will learn standards of freedom of expression and will be exposed to recent experiences on how to address disinformation, misinformation, and hate speech that spread during electoral processes.

Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R

Grow your data journalism toolkit with Knight Center course on R programming language

“Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R” runs from Sept. 5 to Oct. 2, 2022 and is taught by Andrew Ba Tran, investigative data reporter for The Washington Post. Registration is now open.

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Knight Center to launch ebook on journalist safety in Latin America and Caribbean during webinar

Join the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas Tuesday, Aug. 2, for a free webinar as we launch a free multilingual ebook on journalist safety in Latin America and the Caribbean.

How to cover the climate crisis - and fight disinformation

Learn to cover climate change and combat disinformation in a new Knight Center course. Sign up now. It’s free!

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the free multilingual online course "How to Cover the Climate Crisis — and Fight Disinformation." Over a four-week period, students will learn about climate science and climate journalism, and disinformation efforts targeting them.

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Add mapping skills to your journalist toolkit with new online course from the Knight Center

Maps are a powerful visual tool for journalists to analyze geographical data, identify patterns, and make sense of an overwhelming amount of data. We’ll explore their practical application in our new course, “Hands-on Mapping for Journalists: How to use geographical data to improve your stories” which runs for four weeks from July 7 to Aug. 11, 2022. Registration is open now!

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Successful MOOC on entrepreneurial journalism wraps up after reaching 5,500 students; now available as self-directed course

Nearly 5,500 students from 59 countries seized the opportunity to learn how to start and sustain their own journalism ventures in a free online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, Ajor and SembraMedia.