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The panel on Sexual Diversity was held online on Sept. 9.

To make way for LGBTQ+ and gender issues in the media, 'uncomfortable conversations' must happen, journalists say during Sexual Diversity panel

By César López Linares and Katherine Pennacchio Journalists Geo González, from Mexico; Carolina Vila-Nova, from Brazil; and Daniel Villatoro, from Guatemala, have one thing in common — they have dared to provoke "uncomfortable conversations" with their editors, colleagues and media executives to try to get women and LGBTQ+ people have more presence both in editorial […]

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Panel on migration during the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism

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 migration, according to panelists who took part in the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The opening panel of the second day […]

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Lucía Solís (Perú) junto a los periodistas Pilar Cuartas (Colombia), Florencia Aza (Argentina), David Adrián García (México), Majo Muller (Argentina) e Isabela Ponce (Ecuador).

In journalism, telling the truth is also about showing difference, panelists at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference said

Although it is not the common denominator, there are more and more initiatives that seek to promote diversity in Latin American newsrooms. Some of these projects that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) were presented during the fourth panel of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. This conference took place on Sept. […]

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Stories of Indigenous and Black populations in Latin America must be told in their own voices, journalists said in panel about diversity

To counteract hate narratives and the invisibilization suffered by Indigenous, Afro-descendant and Black communities in Latin America, journalists must give a voice to these populations, know their realities in depth and avoid their re-victimization. Those were some of the recommendations given by the guests of the panel "Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendant populations in Latin America." It was […]

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Special online course on digital storytelling for Latinx journalists attracts students from across the U.S. and is now available as a self-directed course

More than 250 Latinx college and university students from the United States registered for a free online course from the Knight Center to help them grow as digital storytellers. “Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists,” a free online course offered in collaboration with Microsoft, ran from June 20 to July 17, 2022. […]

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People listening to a presentation for the 20th anniversary of the Knight Center

Knight Center marks 20th anniversary celebrating impact of its programs around the world

On Aug. 31, 2002, a seminar for journalists entitled 'Investigative Journalism: Ethics, Techniques, and Dangers' took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The activity was promoted by the then-nascent Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, and the date was marked as Center's first step on its path to support journalism in Latin America and the […]

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