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The Knight Center features stories about our courses, workshops, conferences, and e-books, as well as updates from the journalism organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean that were created or strengthened with our support. You can follow this content through our blog, newsletter, RSS feed, Facebook, Twitter, or by checking back here often.

Latin American innovators talk comic journalism, interactive graphics, transnational collaboration & diversifying revenue models

By Teresa Mioli and César López Linares

Latin American innovators talk comic journalism, interactive graphics, transnational collaboration and diversifying revenue models

Innovators in Latin American journalism joined the Knight Center for the 11th Iberian American Colloquium on Digital Journalism on April 15, sharing lessons on new storytelling formats, ways to expand reach of a site’s content and revenue models that offer hope for attaining financial sustainability. Read more »


Public should invest in quality journalism and news literacy, according to Washington Post's Marty Baron

At the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), Marty Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, echoed statements he previously made about the paper’s role in the era of Trump. “It sounds boring, but we just have to keep doing our job, every single day.” Read more »


New Google tools will help journalists generate revenue, optimize their work and increase security

Aware of the challenges faced by journalism worldwide, Google works to develop tools that help journalists to promote and facilitate their work. Read more »


Researchers explore changing habits of thought among journalists at ISOJ 2018

The future vision of journalism is looking at new ways in which communities are covered, stories are framed and metrics affect different dynamics of the field. This is according to researchers who presented at the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday, April 13. Read more »


Digital news panel at ISOJ explores diverse revenue streams to support quality journalism

It is no secret that the decline in advertising revenue for news organizations has had a devastating impact on journalism around the world. In order to continue telling stories that matter, news organizations are pursuing diverse streams of revenue. Read more »


Research highlights differences among journalists’ methods, precarious status of profession & evolution of renowned publication

Journalism was examined through a critical lens during the ISOJ 2018 research panel “Cultural change: Telling stories, shaping identity and normalizing precarity” on April 14.

Academics — American and European — delved into the evolving nature of journalism from individual journalists to major publications. Read more »


CNN Digital Worldwide editor-in-chief: In a transforming news industry, media need to promote journalists’ growth

The news cycle and industry have dramatically shifted in the last several years and news organizations should continue to mirror these transitions, according to Meredith Artley, senior vice president and editor-in-chief for CNN Digital Worldwide. Read more »


How audio, voice-activated technology are changing relationships with audiences

An all-women panel closed out the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) with insights on the future and potential of audio storytelling. Read more »


ISOJ panelists expose ‘fake news,’ highlight tools and practices to improve flows of accurate information

Jennifer Preston, former social media editor at the New York Times and vice-president of journalism at the Knight Foundation, introduced the ISOJ panel on trust, by underlying the foundation’s commitment to finding ways to battle misinformation in the journalism sphere. Read more »


Trends in online journalism research highlights the importance of audiences and engagement

With journalism currently battling social media, there has been the question and research into how journalists and newsrooms have been engaging with their audience.

The panel “Research breakfast: Trends in Online Journalism Research” was held on the second day of the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). This panel included five professors talking about their research. Read more »


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