Posts Tagged ‘ Migration ’

Patricia Mercado, director of Conexión Migrante website, speaks in front of an audience with a big screen behind her at the 17th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

Founder of Conexión Migrante tells how site helps Latin American migrants through journalism and other services

At the 17th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, Patricia Mercado, director of Conexión Migrante, explains how the media outlet offers quality information to Latin American migrants in the U.S., to migrants crossing Mexico, and also to those who have yet to arrive in the country.

Chilean journalist Nicolas Rios speaks at the Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital 2023, in Austin, Texas.

Documented Semanal shows how to use WhatsApp to meet information needs of underserved communities

Documented Semanal [Documented Weekly] is one of the media initiatives aimed at Hispanic communities in the United States that have managed to work around WhatsApp’s restrictions to distribute content to large audiences. This project plus academic research behind other similar cases were presented at the 16th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism.

Screenshot of the multimedia special about Cuban migration crisis, by digital media outlet elTOQUE.

Digital news outlet elTOQUE puts faces to the Cuban migrant crisis with a data journalism and support to families project

Through crowdsourcing, data journalism and community outreach, the fact-checking and data unit of the Cuban media elTOQUE developed "Migrating: A life and death decision," a multimedia special that seeks to collect data on the Cuban exodus to the United States and provide support to the families of those who died or disappeared along the way.

Migration should be covered from angles that help destigmatize people on the move, said experts in webinar

Journalists must find new narratives to cover migration, explore angles beyond crime and tragedy and approach the phenomenon with a human rights focus, said panelists at the third in a series of webinars organized by the Network for Diversity in Latin American Journalism.

Panel sobre migración durante la Segunda Conferencia Latinoamericana sobre Diversidad en el Periodismo. (Foto: Captura de pantalla)

Journalists need to become aware of their own biases when covering migration, panelists said at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference

Self-exploration exercises, including immigrant journalists in newsrooms and telling stories for immigrants (and not only about immigrants) are some of the tips to promote a more diverse and inclusive coverage of immigration, according to panelists who took part in the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism.

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Venezuelan journalism reshapes its migration coverage through projects born from and for migrants

They are part of the 5.4 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela worldwide. But, they are also storytellers, and have found ways to create journalistic projects in their host countries to integrate, train or provide quality information to those who are going through migratory processes.

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Series of reports from Quinto Elemento Lab shows the limbo facing migrants in southern Mexico due to the pandemic

Between July and August this series of Quinto Elemento Lab, “Migrar bajo las reglas del COVID”, managed to answer a piece of the puzzle: what was happening with the migrants?

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New online course in Spanish helps journalists improve coverage of migrations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Free MOOC to help journalists understand the complexity and sensitivity of the migration phenomenon and improve their coverage, avoiding stereotypes, stigmas or labels.