Favelas in Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro and Mumbai all have in common the precarious conditions in which their residents live, but also their relationship to a worldwide phenomenon: inequality that makes South Africa, Brazil and India countries in which the richest 10 percent has the majority of the country’s wealth.
Journalism is a collective job, but Brazilian journalists have subverted this rule by launching one-man outlets, developed by the need to publish in-depth stories and analysis of public policies and other subjects that do not find space in traditional outlets.
FLIP felt the need to create a project that would encourage the creation of local information in Colombia. This is how Ruedas Creando Redes was born. It’s a laboratory of mobile journalism that for the next two years will travel to 10 municipalities considered information deserts.
From northwestern Costa Rica, a small bilingual newspaper is using solutions journalism to tell stories of how residents are solving their communities’ problems.
It is the potential development of this expertise that attracted the venture capitalists, aiming to open new markets and replicate the model in other countries.
The CEO of Plop Contenido believes that Ampli is still in an experimental stage, in which he wants to test the premise that it is possible to produce news content with a humorous footprint.
According to Pires, there are many reasons for Google to care about and invest in strengthening journalism globally.
A "lightning round" focused on innovative projects ended the 12th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism on April 14, an event held the day after the close of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).
When the radio reached Latin American homes in the first half of the 20th century, families and neighbors gathered around the device that brought stories from around the world in sound waves. Almost 100 years later, a podcast is updating the practice of collective listening to bring Latin America closer to its stories and foster ties among its listeners.
When we are talking about artificial intelligence in journalism, we need to talk about the human-centered aspect, said Nick Diakopoulos, assistant professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science at Northwestern University on April 13 at the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).