Chilean journalist could get jail time if convicted of defamation; experts warn about effects on press freedom

The case of Chilean journalist Javier Ignacio Rebolledo Escobar, who faces a possible prison sentence for injuria (defamation), may have negative effects on press freedom in the South American country. The complaint, in which Rebolledo Escobar is accused of defamation and for which he could serve a sentence of up to three years imprisonment, concerns […]

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WHO’s director highlights Knight Center’s online course 'Journalism in a Pandemic' during media briefing

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, the daily briefing of the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been the main source of information for media outlets around the world that have been covering the spread of COVID-19. In his opening remarks of the briefing on Monday, August 24, WHO’s director general […]

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ISOJ to be held online-only for first time in its 21-year history; Free registration open

The International Symposium on Online Journalism will be online-only for the first time in its 21-year history. Registration is now open.

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no rastro digital

How to monitor public spending in Brazil: Register for new Knight Center course

In four weeks, participants of this free course will learn how public budgeting works and how to identify potential cases of taxpayer money misuse.

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Coloquio feature

At post-ISOJ Colloquium 2020, Iberian American journalists discuss innovation, inclusion and resilience amid government hostility

The Colloquium was held on Zoom, with live streaming also on the Knight Center channel on YouTube. Attendance and participation for the Colloquium broke records.

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Periodismo de Internet y Tecnologia

“Beyond shiny gadgets”: New online course in Spanish on how to cover internet and technology

Tech journalism must go beyond stories that cover the subject as if it were something new without a long trajectory, says Natalia Zuazo, Argentinian journalist and political scientist who will be the instructor of the upcoming Spanish course, “How to cover internet and tech issues beyond shiny gadgets.” Registration is now open for this free […]

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