Bonita Stewart, vice president, Americas, partner business solutions at Google, told the ISOJ audience at the Blanton Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, that people no longer go online, they live online. Read more »
More than half of journalists in Bolivia said they have suffered censorship and/or self-censorship during their professional lives, according to a presentation by researcher Virginie Poyetton on April 16 on her new book “Journalistic censorship and self-censorship in Bolivia. A perspective from within the profession itself,” reported newspaper Opinión. Read more »
Two months ago, the Mexican government purchased a 14-page advertorial that ran in TIME magazine. Now, President Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of TIME’s international edition released today, posing above the headline “Saving Mexico”— an editorial choice that has sparked controversy and accusations that TIME has essentially sold good publicity to the Mexican government. Read more »
Click here to see a Storify with some of the tweets during this panel.
Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »
- Article 19 condemned legislators in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, for penalizing access to police and court information. [Campaña Permanente de Protección a Periodistas en México]
The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content
New report says men, people with a college education and the young are the 'most engaged' mobile news readers in the U.S.
A new report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group found that men, the young, and college-educated individuals are the "most engaged" newsreaders on mobile devices in the United States. Read more »
Headlines from our blog:
- Venezuelan media platforms use crowdsourcing to monitor campaigns and elections Nov 28
- Two journalists killed in Brazil and Colombia; 3 journalists murdered in northeastern Brazil during Nov. 2015 Nov 25
- Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the OAS hears NGO’s concerns about media concentration Nov 25
- "Adelante," new training program covering Latin America, will benefit 270 journalists in the next five years; apply now Nov 23
- Veteran radio journalist María Martin honored for 40 years in U.S. public radio and for training journalists in Latin America Nov 19
- GlobalGirl Media seeks to empower a new generation of Brazilian girls through their media training program Nov 19
- International experts discuss media concentration in Latin America and the Caribbean Nov 18
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