The Knight Center sponsors and/or organizes a variety of events in the region. We work with other independent journalism organizations in the Americas to host specialized training programs and to organize journalism conferences around shared goals of professionalization and press freedom. We also host conferences, workshops, and lectures at the University of Texas, most notably the annual Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas.
The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now accepting submissions of research papers for the 18th year of its global conference and #ISOJ Journal.
Papers submitted must be based on original research about online journalism. All work will go through a blind review by a panel of scholars from leading universities around the world. Read more »
At the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, digital news entrepreneurs shared their experiences with colleagues from the region.
Presentations from the session, “Innovation in digital journalism startups in Ibero-America,” are now available on video thanks to the team at SembraMedia. Read more »
New digital native media outlets are proliferating throughout Latin America. They have been created by journalists who have become entrepreneurs, driven by necessity—oppression from governments, crisis in traditional media, different types of censorship—or because they felt a drive to innovate online. Read more »