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Threatened reporter murdered in Veracruz is third journalist killed in Mexico this year

Journalist Leobardo Vázquez Atzin, 42, was killed in the settlement of El Renacimiento in the city of Gutiérrez Zamora, Veracruz on March 21. Read more »

Colombian campaign that rewrites headlines seeks to change sexist journalistic habits

The fight for gender equality must also be in the media. Machismo has become impregnated in such a way in journalistic daily life that often those stories or headlines written and designed not only to inform but to "attract" the reader, forget the gender perspective they should have. Read more »

Book on treatment of journalistic sources gathers testimonies of 20 recognized Ibero-American journalists

The recent book “Háblame de tus Fuentes” (Talk to me about your sources) is a reflection on the relationship between the journalist and their flesh-and-blood sources. The research, which began six years ago, gathers experiences and lessons from 20 leading investigative journalists from Latin America and Spain. Read more »

Argentine newspapers closed or abandoned by owners are recuperated by workers' cooperatives

At the end of 2001, Argentina's political and economic crisis was the main theme in Latin American news coverage. The economic recession that culminated in intense popular protests and the resignation of then-president Fernando de la Rúa also fostered a peculiar phenomenon: that of companies recuperated by their workers. Read more »

Journalists from Brazilian public media protest against restriction of coverage of Marielle Franco’s murder

Journalists and radio broadcasters at Empresa Brasileira de Comunicação (Brazil Communication Company, or EBC), a federal public agency, protested on March 20 against direction given by company managers to reduce coverage of the murders of Marielle Franco, a city councilor for Rio de Janeiro, and her driver Anderson Gomes, both killed in a March 14 shooting. Read more »

Ecuadoran government not financing Venezuelan international news channel Telesur

Ecuadoran Secretary of Communication Andrés Michelena confirmed that new President Lenin Moreno’s government is not contributing economically to multi-state owned cable news channel Telesur, newspaper La Hora reported. Read more »

Cracking the code to successful video online: ISOJ 2018 panelist says it all starts with original content

The future of video for news organizations may hinge on more original content, increasing interactivity and the eventual convergence of technologies like Virtual Reality, 360 and live video, says one participant in the Friday afternoon panel at the 2018 International Symposium on Online Journalism 2018 (ISOJ), “Video: Cracking the code for successful video online.” Read more »

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 »

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