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Learn how to make journalistic videos for the web in the new MOOC in Portuguese from ANJ with the Knight Center
Offering attractive multimedia narratives has become essential to digital media following the growing trend of online video audiences worldwide. Two recent studies, one conducted by the Tow Center and another by the Reuters Institute, point to online audiovisual production as one of the "super powers" of journalists who seek to differentiate themselves in the digital market. 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 »
Journalists from traditional media discuss the transition to digital at Knight Center’s Ibero-American Colloquium
Nearly one hundred journalists from 13 Latin American countries, the United States and Spain gathered on Sunday, April 17 at the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, thanks to support from Google. Read more »
Traditional media and digital native sites come together for the Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism
For the ninth consecutive year, journalists from Latin America, Spain and the United States gathered after the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to discuss trends, challenges and success stories in digital journalism in the region as part of the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism. Read more »
Knight Center receives $600,000 from Knight Foundation to expand its online training program for journalists
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will expand its online journalism education program over the next four years thanks to a $600,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Read more »
Fourth edition of the online course for judges on freedom of expression begins with more than 600 judges and judicial operators
The fourth edition of the online course “International Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists” began on April 4 with the participation of 624 judges and other judicial operators (prosecutors, attorneys, lawyers, etc.) in Latin America. Read more »
Online journalism enthusiasts can now register for the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), which brings together hundreds of editors, reporters and academics from around the world for a two-day discussion about current trends, issues and innovation in the field. Read more »