"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.
The First Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism will have 19 speakers from Latin America and the United States in four thematic sessions and two special tables on March 26 and 27, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
The website, in Portuguese and Spanish, aims to raise awareness and inform about the climacteric, a period that lasts more than a decade.
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
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.
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).
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.