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RESEARCH: Brazilian press resists the use of artificial intelligence and other technologies for journalism

By Lucas Vieira de Araujo, professor of the Universidade Estadual de Londrina* Read more »

Six ways that Uruguay’s la diaria is innovating how newspapers operate and connect with the community

Uruguayan newspaper la diaria, born in 2006, is an atypical case in the Latin American media environment. Its experience offers a sum of innovative elements in areas such as journalistic formula, business model and the media-audience relationship, among others. Read more »

ISOJ will offer simultanous translation to Spanish thanks to Univision News

The 2018 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), which will host prominent panelists from the media industry and academia to discuss the current trends in digital journalism around the world, will again have simultaneous translation to Spanish thanks to conference sponsor Univision News. Read more »

Trust and verification in an age of misinformation: Register now for Knight Center’s new online course. It’s free!

If news headlines and journalism conference panels are any indication, trust and misinformation are huge issues facing journalism and the media industry. And there may be a good reason for it.

According to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, media is now the least-trusted institution globally and seven in 10 people “worry about false information or fake news being used as a weapon.” Read more »

Media from Venezuela, Colombia and Peru publish series on Venezuelan exodus in the region

In #VenezuelaALaFuga (Venezuela On The Run), text, video, audio and data tell the stories of mothers, fathers and children who have left Venezuela for other parts of Latin America due to the ongoing crisis at home. Read more »

Risk and security in journalism in Latin America: new free course in Spanish. Register now!

For years, Latin America has been one of the most dangerous regions for journalism. In 2017 alone, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), at least eight journalists were murdered in the region for exercising their work, although the organization is investigating at least six more cases. Read more »

Polish NGO sues Argentine newspaper using controversial Holocaust law

Using Poland’s controversial new Holocaust law, the Polish League Against Defamation sued Argentine newspaper Página 12 and a collaborator of the publication for an article about a massacre of Jews in the town of Jedwabne in 1941. Read more »

Founder of longform journalism magazine in Brazil, João Moreira Salles advocates for more diversity in newsrooms

The Brazilian press needs to do more to create diverse newsrooms.

This was the message of João Moreira Salles, founder of the Rio de Janeiro-based magazine piauí, during a recent visit to the University of Texas at Austin. Read more »

Colombian Supreme Court defends confidentiality of journalistic sources

The Colombian media company Publicaciones Semana S.A. will not have to reveal the sources of information for an investigative report published in its magazine Dinero.

Check out the program for ISOJ 2018 and register now to participate in this unique global conference on online journalism

The program for 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism is now available. ISOJ 2018 features more than 60 speakers from around the world who will explain and explore the latest innovations and trends in digital journalism.

“We made it again!” said professor Rosental Alves, who has been organizing this unique global conference at the University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication School of Journalism since 1999. Read more »

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