UNESCO is donating a total of US $500,000 to nonprofit organizations, including media associations and/or journalists, with projects that improve legal protections for journalists, as well as those that support investigative journalism aimed at fighting impunity.
Journalist Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez, 50, has been missing from the Mexican state of Guerrero since April 2.
Journalist María Elena Ferral was shot eight times while in central Papantla in the state of Veracruz around 2 p.m. on March 30, according to Diario de Xalapa, a newspaper for which she was a correspondent. She died six hours later.
After 45 years, on March 16, federal prosecutors in Brazil charged former members of the military dictatorship for involvement in the death of journalist Vladimir Herzog.
On International Women's Day, March 8, thousands of women, including journalists, took to the streets in the main cities of Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
With a heavy heart, we’ve decided to cancel the in-person component of this year’s International Symposium on Online Journalism due to COVID-19.
Journalist Bryan Leonel Guerra died on March 3 after being shot less than a week earlier in the city of Chiquimula in eastern Guatemala.
The short program for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism is now available. ISOJ 2020 features more than 40 speakers from around the world who will discuss the present and future of digital journalism from April 24 – 25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.
A magazine director in the state of Morelos was rescued in an operation by state and federal authorities on Feb. 20 after being abducted by armed men the previous day.
A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with the International Women’s Media Foundation, will provide strategies and tips for covering different genders and identities.