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Knight Center expands initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in Latin American newsrooms

Nearly 500 students from all Latin American countries recently finished a special online course in Spanish and joined efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and in the content they produce. The course, “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism,” was offered from Feb. 28 to March 27 […]

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Apply for new course on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and learn to incorporate approaches in your newsroom

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the course “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism.” 

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Journalists with disabilities break paradigms in Latin American newsrooms, but face barriers entering and staying in the profession

To understand the barriers for journalists with disabilities who want to enter newsrooms, as well as the treatment of persons with disabilities in the media, LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) spoke with media professionals in Latin America about their experience working in newsrooms and their advice for giving stories a human rights approach.

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Training programs for Black journalists seek to increase racial diversity in newsrooms across Brazil

In addition to Folha, Nexo Jornal also launched an exclusive training program for Black people in 2021. These initiatives seek to break down some of the barriers that hinder the entry and permanence of Black journalists in Brazilian newsrooms, also leading to debates about racism and whiteness within organizations.

Marcelle Chagas: coordenadora da Rede de Jornalistas pela Diversidade. Foto: cortesia

Collaboration, training and information: Network brings together Black journalists in search of greater representation in communications

The mission of the Network of Journalists for Diversity in Communication is to increase the representation of Black journalists in Brazilian media. Formed in 2018, initially through a group on WhatsApp to share job opportunities among Black journalists, the network has evolved to establish partnerships with human resources companies and international organizations and now has more than 200 journalists.

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Brazilian Black media create Black Adnet, a network to attract advertisers, generate extra revenue and strengthen independent journalism

Black Adnet is a network of 26 independent digital media outlets spread across Brazil, with a total audience of 2.5 million unique users per month, that aims to connect major brands with collectives and media outlets

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Diversity in journalism and in newsrooms can be a factor of social transformation, say authors of new ebook ‘Diversity in Latin American Journalism’

Journalism can be a key factor in eradicating deeply rooted problems in Latin America such as discrimination, racism, violence and polarization, but for this, journalists need to incorporate a perspective of diversity and inclusion, both in their narratives and in their newsrooms.

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Knight Center launches pioneering ebook 'Diversity in Latin American Journalism'; download for free

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas published the ebook “Diversity in Latin American Journalism,” which features reflections from 16 journalists from seven countries on how to make newsrooms and news coverage more inclusive.

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Knight Center launches book on ‘Diversity in Latin American Journalism’ during NAHJ conference

The pioneering e-book “Diversity in Latin American Journalism” will be launched during the annual conference of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). 

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Collaborative network aims to change media narratives about Latin America’s Indigenous communities

Red Tejiendo Historias, or The Story Weaving Network, is geared at connecting non-Indigenous journalists, Indigenous journalists, and Indigenous communities to build a more robust conversation about coverage of peoples native to the American continent.