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.
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?
Free MOOC to help journalists understand the complexity and sensitivity of the migration phenomenon and improve their coverage, avoiding stereotypes, stigmas or labels.
Day two of the 9th Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas started Saturday morning with a panel on Caribbean migration.
Leaky roofs, wet mattresses, lack of drinking water, children separated from their parents and indefinite periods of detention are just some of the problems with migrant stations and immigrant detention centers in southern Mexico.
"You can't imagine El Salvador without immigrants," said José Luis Benítez, keynote speaker for the 9th Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas.
When it comes to immigration coverage, the importance of in-depth reporting, going beyond stereotypes, and avoiding the use of dehumanizing terms like "illegal" are just some of the themes that emerged during the panel discussion.
About 50 journalists and experts from 20 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean are gathering Sept. 8-10, 2011, in Austin, Texas, for the 9th Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas.
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.