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Application from Brazil’s Agência Pública combines journalism and geolocation

A mix between journalism and Pokemon Go – this is how site Agência Pública defines its first application, Museu do Ontem (the Museum of Yesterday). On the platform, instead of capturing monsters, the user explores the Port of Rio de Janeiro in search of news reports, excerpts of books, and audio, to understand the region's past and present. Read more »


Knight Center MOOC program reaches new milestone with more than 100,000 students from 171 countries

With the recent conclusion of three simultaneous massive open online courses (MOOCs), the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has reached an important milestone in its innovative distance learning program. As of this month, the Center has served more than 100,000 students around the world. Read more »


Protect your website and close the door to hackers: digital security advice for journalists


This article is part of the book, "Innovative Journalism in Latin America," published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with the help of Open Society Foundations' Program on Independent Journalism.

 

By Jorge Luis Sierra, ICFJ Knight Fellow Read more »


Honduran cameraman killed after seeking refuge in Veracruz, Mexico

Honduran cameraman Edwin Rivera Paz, 28, was murdered in Acayucan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, on July 9.


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 »


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