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Product Strategies for Journalism: Free online course teaches how to align editorial, audience, business and technology

The massive open online course (MOOC), “Product Strategies for Journalism: How to align editorial, audience, business and technology,” runs from Aug. 23 to Sept. 19, 2021 and will be taught simultaneously in three languages by three different instructors: Adriana Lacy (English), Mariano Blejman (Spanish) and Paty Gomes (Portuguese). 

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Nearly 400 students from 58 countries learned data journalism in a special online course from the Knight Center

Nearly 400 people from 58 countries registered for “Hands-on Data Journalism: Techniques of Analysis and Visualization,” which was taught by John Keefe, senior data and visuals editor for climate coverage at CNN.  

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21 Latin American media projects selected for second edition of Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

Twenty one media outlets from nine countries in Latin America will benefit from US $2 million as part of the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge to improve operations, strengthen business models, create new products and more. “Innovating, essentially, is developing creative and transformative processes and exploring new approaches to change the way an organization […]

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How a journalism agency specializing in Brazil’s Freedom of Information Act managed to get 27 years of pension payments released

Seventy stories and still counting. This is the main result of an ongoing struggle waged since 2017 for the disclosure of all pension and retirement payments from the Brazilian government. On the front line is Fiquem Sabendo, a journalism agency specializing in the country’s Freedom of Information Act.

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Brazilian Black media create Black Adnet, a network to attract advertisers, generate extra revenue and strengthen independent journalism

Black Adnet is a network of 26 independent digital media outlets spread across Brazil, with a total audience of 2.5 million unique users per month, that aims to connect major brands with collectives and media outlets

2021 Cabot Prize Winners

All Cabot Prizes go to women journalists for the first time in history of award honoring reporting on the Americas

For the first time since they were founded in 1938, all Maria Moors Cabot Prizes will go to women journalists. The 2021 recipients are Eliane Brum, a Brazilian freelance journalist; Adela Navarro Bello, general director of Mexican magazine ZETA; Mary Beth Sheridan, Mexico and Central America correspondent for The Washington Post; and Adriana Zehbrauskas, U.S.-based […]

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Under attack: Gutsy reporting and investigations from Salvadoran site El Faro

Since 1998, El Faro has fought a gutsy battle for accountability in this country of 6.5 million people in Central America, bordered by Guatemala and Honduras.

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Diversity in journalism and in newsrooms can be a factor of social transformation, say authors of new ebook ‘Diversity in Latin American Journalism’

Journalism can be a key factor in eradicating deeply rooted problems in Latin America such as discrimination, racism, violence and polarization, but for this, journalists need to incorporate a perspective of diversity and inclusion, both in their narratives and in their newsrooms.

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Knight Center launches pioneering ebook 'Diversity in Latin American Journalism'; download for free

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas published the ebook “Diversity in Latin American Journalism,” which features reflections from 16 journalists from seven countries on how to make newsrooms and news coverage more inclusive.

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Ethics Court says Peruvian channels violated guiding principles in electoral coverage; channels reject resolution

After the scandal and controversy unleashed by the dismissal and resignation of journalists from channels owned by Grupo La República and Grupo El Comercio due to disagreements over electoral coverage, came the decision of the Ethics Court of the Peruvian Press Council, which determined that the channels violated their guiding principles.

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Call for papers for 2022 #ISOJ Journal now open with special edition on AI and the news

Researchers are invited to submit extended abstracts for the 2022 edition of the #ISOJ Journal,  the peer-reviewed official research publication of the International Symposium on Online Journalism.

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Knight Center launches book on ‘Diversity in Latin American Journalism’ during NAHJ conference

The pioneering e-book “Diversity in Latin American Journalism” will be launched during the annual conference of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).