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Brazil among countries where there is not a single non-white top editor across leading news brands, according to the Reuters Institute

Despite widely recognized as a diverse country, Brazil appears in the report as one of the three countries examined in a recent Reuters Institute report where there is not a single non-white editor in the sample, along with Germany and the UK.

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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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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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Latin American journalists create site about menopause to inform, face taboos and empower women

The website, in Portuguese and Spanish, aims to raise awareness and inform about the climacteric, a period that lasts more than a decade.

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Latin American podcasts on femicide show systemic violence and institutional failures

The narrative journalism podcasts Praia dos Ossos and The Red Note start with crimes committed decades ago, to address a reality that persists in the region: systemic violence against women and a macho culture that blames the victims

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Meet four Brazilian Black media outlets that produce anti-racist journalism with a racial perspective

To counteract the lack of diversity inside the press, many Black media outlets and collectives have emerged in recent years in the country, to give visibility to the anti-racist struggle and to do journalism with a racial perspective.

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See which brave Latin American journalists were named as part of the IWMF #JournoHeroes campaign

Twelve women journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean were named by our community of readers and journalists as part of the #JournoHeroes campaign organized by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

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'Sometimes I feel a magnifying glass on me,' says Diana Zurco, the first trans woman to host a newscast in Argentina

LJR caught up with Zurco to find out how the public has reacted to her start, the evolution of her work and her relationship with colleagues.

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'An opportunity to break taboos': Brazilian journalist fighting cancer presents TV show without wig

Alice Bastos Neves, 36, presenter of Globo Esporte and reporter for RBS TV, an affiliate of Rede Globo, shared her breast cancer diagnosis with the public and presented the program with her head shaved. See the journalist's interview with LJR.

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Covering racism in Latin American newsrooms goes beyond publishing about violence

This is part two of an article addressing racism and the coverage of racial violence in Latin American newsrooms. To read part one, click here.    Recent coverage of racism and racial violence in Latin America has drawn attention to not only the need for this coverage, but the need to have more Black and […]