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Topic “SembraMedia”

Who teaches entrepreneurial journalism in Ibero-America? SembraMedia's study found just a few professors

Instruction on entrepreneurial journalism is present in just 2.8 percent of universities and journalism schools in Latin America, while that same figure is 20 percent in Spain.

This is according to the most recent study from SembraMedia, an organization created in 2015 to foster digital entrepreneurial journalism in Spanish. Read more »


Latin American digital media sites grow and become profitable but suffer attacks, according to SembraMedia

Digital media sites are growing and many are becoming profitable — transforming, in every sense, the way journalism is made and consumed in Latin America. This was one of the most important findings of the study “Inflection Point,” that analyzed 100 digital media ventures from four Latin American countries, conducted by the organization SembraMediaRead more »


SembraMedia reveals digital media growth in Latin America, but says organizations still face challenges

*This post has been updated.

**For additional coverage of the 10th Ibero American Colloquium for Digital Journalism, please see below.

Women are leaders at more than 60 percent of digital media sites in Latin America. Read more »


Entrepreneurial journalism: sign up for free online course in Spanish on how to monetize and manage digital media

Faced with the crisis of the traditional newspaper industry and thanks to the opportunities offered by digital technologies, new media outlets proliferate on the internet. However, journalist-entrepreneurs face many challenges in their attempts to achieve financial sustainability with digital native media. Read more »


SembraMedia aims to help journalists with the business of digital media

For years, Janine Warner has traveled Latin America, teaching as a guest professor at universities, speaking at conferences and meeting entrepreneurial journalists along the way. She wanted to find a way to connect all these people.

So, in October 2015, Warner launched SembraMedia, a new nonprofit organization and online portal that aims to create a community of digital journalists in Latin America and Spain, providing a place where they can share information, strategies and resources. Read more »


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