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Digital magazine wants to show what it's like to be LGBT in Central America

“Living leaves a mark” is the motto of the new digital magazine Impronta (Imprint), founded and directed by LGBT journalists from Central America and launched on March 7.

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Covering the COVID-19 vaccines: Register now for Knight Center’s new free online course in four languages

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the new course, “Covering the COVID-19 vaccine: What journalists need to know,” which will run from March 29 - April 25 2021 and will be offered in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

Argentine research shows that fact-checking is effective to decrease amplification of false news

Fact-checking has little capacity to impact people's opinions, but increases the cost of disseminating, on the internet, something that has already been categorized as false.

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Knight Center opens registrations for the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin will hold the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism on March 26 and 27. 

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Press conferences without questions: trend gained strength in Latin America and the Caribbean during pandemic

With social distancing rules, control over who asks questions –and when they’re asked– has increased in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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After MOOC with 2,000 students, Knight Center launches self-directed course in Spanish on diversity in journalism

The Knight Center online course in Spanish, “Diversity in the news and newsrooms,” is now available online for free as a self-directed course. Any person from anywhere in the world can now access and take the course at their own pace.

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Young people in developing countries consume news from social media on cell phones, but have a strong mistrust of it, according to study

A total of 138 young people between the ages of 18 and 35, responded to surveys for a study by CIMA, to inquire about news consumption habits and new technologies in young audiences in low- and middle-income countries like Mexico and Colombia.

In book on abundance of information, Argentine researcher discusses ‘devaluation of news and revaluation of entertainment’

Pablo J. Boczkowski has dedicated himself in recent years to understanding what it means, for the individual and for societies, to live in a period of "qualitative leap in the amount of information.” Read LJR's interview with Boczkowski.

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Global journalism community rallies for press freedom in Nicaragua as government officially takes over independent newsrooms

In solidarity with the independent journalists who continue to report, investigate and inform Nicaraguan society, 470 journalists from 40 countries signed a letter against repression from the government. 

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Video of Knight Center’s webinar for journalists covering the COVID-19 vaccines is now available in 8 languages

Video recordings of the Knight Center’s multilingual webinar, “Covering the COVID-19 Vaccines: What Journalists Need to Know,” are now available for free in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Capa histórica da Folha de S.Paulo durante a campanha por eleições diretas no Brasil. Crédito: reprodução.

How defending democracy made Brazil's Folha de S. Paulo more profitable and influential despite scars left by support of dictatorship

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo recognizes the last 40 years in particular, when it started to stand against the dictatorship it initially supported, and in favor of democratization and direct elections.

ISOJ 2021 keynotes

AG Sulzberger, New York Times’ chairman and publisher, will open ISOJ 2021. Here is the lineup of keynote speakers

Registration is open for the 2021 ISOJ, and keynote speakers, including New York Times' chairman AG Sulzberger, have been announced.