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Gender and Diversity

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Women remain underrepresented in Latin American media, according to global media monitoring report

Underrepresented and besieged by stereotypes and biases. This is how women appear in the news in at least 15 Latin American countries according to the 2020 report "Who makes the news?" which is part of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP).

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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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). 

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Mujeres Referentes, the Venezuelan journalistic project that aims to increase voices of women and non-binary people in news media

Ending excuses for not including expert voices of women and non-binary people in journalistic texts from Venezuela is the main objective of the recently launched project Mujeres Referentes, developed by media outlets that make up Alianza Rebelde and Chicas Poderosas Venezuela.

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Changes, challenges and strategies for freelance women photojournalists in Peru in times of pandemic

Three freelance women journalists talked to LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) about working during the pandemic and the changes the health crisis has brought alongside the current news industry revolution.

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Representation and diversity are characteristics that should be inherent to media, according to opening panelists at Knight Center diversity conference

Watch video of this conference panel. Two journalists who shared life and professional experiences in their search for diversity in the news opened the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The first invited speaker, Ruthy Muñoz, wanted to be a journalist since she was 9 years old. Her parents are Dominican, but she […]

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Learning is the key to covering disability from the perspective of solutions: say panelists during conference on diversity in journalism

Cover disability from the solutions. That was the theme of the last session of the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism that took place from March 26 to 27 completely online. The conference was organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas with support from Google News Initiative.

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Talking about sexual diversity in journalism is talking about the intersection between gender, race and social class, say panelists at Knight Center's diversity conference

Panel on sexual orientation of the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism, talks about sexual diversity in journalism as the intersection between gender, race and social class.

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More Latin American newsrooms are incorporating a gender perspective, but diversity conference speakers say there is more work to be done

"The world is told through the eyes of man and that will never be objective," said journalist Lucia Solis Reymer, in a panel on gender at the First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism, held completely online from March 26 to 27, 2021.