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Journalists Ismario Rodríguez, Xenia Oliva and Daniel Duarte, and IT expert Abraham Calas

Small Latin American newsrooms seek to boost their journalism through a global artificial intelligence initiative

Representatives from elTOQUE, Periodismo de Barrio (Cuba), Gato Encerrado (El Salvador) and Ciencia del Sur (Paraguay) are participating for the first time in the JournalismAI Academy for Small Newsrooms, where they will seek to apply artificial intelligence in areas such as big data analysis, speech verification and relationship with their audiences.

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Using artificial intelligence, geo-journalism and data journalism, journalists dodge some of the dangers of covering the Amazon

Journalists from Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela are using innovative methodologies, strategies and tech tools to address the environmental and social conflicts that threaten the Amazon, without putting themselves at risk by going deep into the rainforest.

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Latin America has a presence in global initiatives linking artificial intelligence and journalism

Argentine-based journalists were selected to participate in a program on how to cover the impact of algorithms on society, while news outlets from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Paraguay are participating in a collaborative challenge to develop artificial intelligence tools to enhance the work of journalists.

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Searching for stories from space: Journalists from the Americas create guide to analyze satellite images with artificial intelligence

Members of La Nación, Data Crítica, CLIP and Bloomberg News developed a workflow that seeks to help journalists with limited technological knowledge to identify visual indicators in satellite images and develop journalistic investigations based on it.

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Latin American and U.S. newsrooms seek to democratize use of artificial intelligence to analyze large amounts of public documents

A team of professionals from La Nación, Ojo Público, CLIP, and MuckRock developed a prototype tool that seeks to facilitate the use of machine learning and natural language processing for the analysis and classification of documents for journalists without extensive programming knowledge.

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Journalists in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia combat misogynistic online discourse with the help of artificial intelligence

The Political Misogynistic Discourse Monitor, developed by journalists from AzMina, Data Crítica, La Nación, and CLIP, detects hate speech against women on the internet in Spanish and Portuguese through a Natural Language Processing model.

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Collaborative challenge promotes the use of artificial intelligence in newsrooms in Latin America

As part of their participation in the Collab Challenges 2021 initiative, La Nación (Argentina), Data Crítica (Mexico), AzMina (Brazil), CLIP (Costa Rica) and Ojo Público (Peru) developed projects that seek to put automated analysis of documents, images and language at the service of investigative journalism.

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Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program reaches 260,000 students from around the world in nine years

On it’s ninth anniversary, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ Journalism Courses program of massive online training for journalists is celebrating a new milestone: It has reached more than 260,000 students from more than 200 countries and territories.

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Use of artificial intelligence in Latin American media still scarce, according to report

Although the potential of artificial intelligence is vast and the region is hungry for knowledge on the matter, its implementation is still scarce in Latin American media, report says

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Peruvian investigative site Ojo Público develops algorithm to track possible acts of corruption

An algorithm against corruption developed by the Peruvian investigative journalism site Ojo Público identified that 40 percent of public contracts in Peru, between 2015 and 2018, have a risk of corruption.