The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is hosting an innovative, all-digital photo exhibit and panel discussion on covering migration in the Americas as part of the 2011 Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas.
The founder and director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, professor Rosental Calmon Alves, of the University of Texas at Austin, will give the opening address of the 34th Brazilian Congress of Communiaction Sciences.
Lively debates, one to two-hour chats and enthusiastic participation were the hallmarks of Alvaro Sierra’s “The Coverage of Drug Trafficking" course.
E-books published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas have already been downloaded nearly 200,000 times, read and shared by thousands of journalists, students and professors.
Sandra Crucianelli believes that journalists who use social media need to do a better job of interacting with their readers instead of acting like company spokespersons.
Rapid changes brought on by the digital age have created new ethical challenges that will be discussed in a Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas's webinar on Aug. 16 from 12–2p.m. (CDT).
The 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism began today at the University of Texas at Austin. More than 200 journalists, media executives, and academics are registered for the event taking place April 1-2.
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas founder Rosental Calmon Alves will be recognized for his academic and journalistic contributions at the Brazilian Investigative Journalism Association's (ABRAJI) sixth annual International Investigative Journalism Congress in July.
Eighty-nine journalists from 11 countries in Latin America participated in the most recent environmental journalism training course organized by Colombia's Newsroom Council (CdR), an investigative journalism organization. The course was conducted on the distance education platform of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.
One year ago today, on Jan. 12, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake rocked the nation of Haiti, killing more than 230,000 people and leaving millions more homeless. Today, less than 5 percent of the rubble has been cleared, and about a million residents remain without homes, according to GlobalPost. In the aftermath of the quake, the news media played an […]