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Practical guide for the production and distribution of online video for journalists


The development of "new technologies" provides an immense opportunity for journalists to report truthfully and in a timely manner in different formats. Right now, we can publish a text, a photograph, a video or transmit live from the scene. Read more »


Video journalism for digital platforms: enrollment open for new online course in Portuguese

Producing engaging journalistic videos is a way to differentiate yourself on new platforms and engage the audience. But what do you need to know to make better use of the power of videos in the digital marketplace? Read more »


Brazilian creates innovative tool to measure journalism's impact on society

From the start, journalists are taught that the profession is important for society and for the defense of democracy. But how can that relevance be measured in people’s everyday lives? Read more »


Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas welcomes Mallary Tenore as its new assistant director

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has announced the hiring of journalist Mallary Tenore as its new assistant director. Tenore joins the center at the University of Texas at Austin to grow its presence and capabilities as a resource for journalists around the world. Read more »


Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism celebrates 15 years with record-setting congress

The 977 participants of the 12th International Congress of Investigative Journalism, held between June 28 and July 2, set a record for the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) as it celebrated its 15-year anniversary.

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Ecuadorian judge determines that journalist Martín Pallares is not guilty in case filed by Rafael Correa

“Innocent.” These were the words Ecuadorian journalist Martín Pallares used to summarize the judge’s decision in a July 3 hearing for a suit filed against the journalist by former President Rafael Correa. The ex-leader, who was not present at the hearing, sued Pallares on June 5 in response to an article he wrote. Read more »


Pulitzer-winning ICIJ welcomes eight new journalists from Latin America

Eight Latin American journalists are among the 25 newest members of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the transnational investigative network behind the Panama Papers investigation. Read more »


Ecuador's communications law has sanctioned 675 media outlets and journalists in four years

When Ecuador approved the Organic Law of Communication (LOC for its acronym in Spanish) in 2013, different organizations inside and outside the country expressed concern about the negative ef Read more »


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