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IAPA announces the winners of the Grand Prize for Press Freedom 2021

"The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) awarded the Grand Prize for Press Freedom 2021 to media executive Juan Lorenzo Holmann Chamorro, from Nicaragua; and the journalist Henry Constantín Ferreiro, from Cuba. Upon substantiating its decision, the IAPA extended the award to independent journalists from both countries who this year, 'one of the darkest periods,' have […]

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Free course to improve the use of social networks and cyber resilience of Latino journalists in coverage of 2021 elections

"Supported by Facebook, the initiative is an expansion of the project carried out by the Brazilian institutions Redes Cordiais and ITS that has trained more than 1,300 journalists in Brazil and Mexico. Registrations for the free course are now open. New technologies have changed the information ecosystem. In the digital age, the journalist needs to […]

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Global Summit on Disinformation 2021 is open and registration is free

Registration is open for the 2021 Global Disinformation Summit, a free online event that takes place on October 1st and 2nd. The event will be attended by 20 speakers and 30 organizations, with eight training workshops on digital strategies and tools to face and identify disinformation campaigns. Learn more about the event

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Registration is open for Congress of Educational Journalism in Brazil

"Registration is now open for the 5th International Congress on Educational Journalism, promoted by Jeduca (Association of Education Journalists). This year, the theme is “Education and inequalities in the pandemic.” The event is free and takes from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1, and for the second time, will be online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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Facebook announces investment to support journalism in Brazil

“Facebook today announces a three-year investment program in Brazil to support news outlets, of all sizes and regions, and to train thousands of journalists. As part of the initiative, the company has signed commercial agreements with 20 news organizations. In addition, Facebook will invest, in addition to these agreements, more than US$ 2.6 million in […]

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Latin American newsrooms among finalists for 2021 Online Journalism Awards

Newsrooms from Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela are among the finalists for the 2021 Online Journalism Awards. The awards honor excellence in digital journalism and are a program of the Online News Association. Winners will be announced on Oct. 15. The finalists from Latin America are: GENERAL EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE JOURNALISM Agência Pública (Small Newsroom Finalist) […]

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Ten reflections from Gabriel García Márquez on journalistic interviews

“A journalist throughout his life, Gabriel García Márquez rarely published an interview. He liked to do it and then create a more in-depth crónica or report, but he was never in favor of this genre, less since tape recorders were used and memory and notes were no longer used. The few that he did publish, […]

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Abraji's International Investigative Journalism Congress broadens range of topics, guests and regions

"Abraji's 16th International Investigative Journalism Congress will last seven days (August 23-29). There are 70 hours of workshops, lectures and debates that will be available for 30 days on the event platform. For the second year in a row, due to the health and economic crisis, registration is free. But participants are invited to donate […]

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Call is now open for Latam Network of Young Journalists

“As every year, Distintas Latitudes and the Factual organization call on young journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as students or recent graduates of communication, film, journalism, international relations and the like, and people who create content with a journalistic sense, to apply for our call to join the sixth generation (2021-2021) […]

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SembraMedia launches education and acceleration program for digital media in Argentina

"On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Argentina, at SembraMedia we launched Amuna Digital, an initiative focused on Argentina that we developed with the support of the Facebook Journalism Project. Amuna Digital is an education and acceleration program for digital media in Argentina that was born with a federal perspective. The initiative seeks to […]