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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.

Brazilian Journalists Begin Online Course in Human Development

The Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism (Abraji) is offering its second online course 'Coverage of Human Development' in partnership with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The course began on June 4, 2007 and will conclude on July 1.


Knight Center, Open Society Institute Hold Conference About Press Freedom in Latin America

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Open Society Institute's Network Media Program held the conference, "Press Freedom Monitoring and Advocacy in Latin America," on Sept. 22-23, 2007, at the University of Texas at Austin. More than 40 press freedom organizations participated.

Fifth Austin Forum Unites Journalism Groups around Digital Journalism

Representatives from 26 journalistic organizations in 15 countries met in Austin Sept. 20-21, 2007 for the fifth Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas. The gathering, dedicated to raising journalism standards in Latin America and the Caribbean, is organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas.


Knight Center Receives New Grant to Expand Digital Journalism Training in the Americas

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will refocus its work as a digital media center for Latin American and Caribbean journalism and expand its efforts to serve as an incubator for new journalism organizations.


Knight Center and IAPA Conclude Course on Multimedia Narrative

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA), and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, conducted a course in multimedia journalism for online publications, on Aug. 20-22, 2007, in Austin, Texas. Sixteen journalists participated from six Latin American countries.


Brazilian Journalists Conclude Online Course On 'Coverage of Human Development'

The Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism (Abraji) began on July 16 its third online course 'Coverage of Human Development' in partnership with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The four-week course ended on Aug. 7, 2007.


IAPA and Knight Center Offer Course in Multimedia Visuals

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA), and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, will conduct a course in multimedia journalism for online publications, on August 20-22, 2007, in Austin, Texas. Registration is available on line for a limited number of spaces.


Paraguayan Journalists Elect Leaders, Announce New Plans

ASUNCIÓN — The Paraguayan Journalists Forum (FOPEP), one of Latin America's newest independent journalists organizations, recently elected its board of directors for 2007-2009, announced new training activities, and embarked on efforts to recruit new members.

Investigative Reporting Conference Features Latin American Journalists

PHOENIX, Arizona — Investigative reporting on the U.S.–Mexico border and in Latin America received special attention June 7–10, 2007, at the annual conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), a partner of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.


Brazil’s Investigative Journalists Hold Second International Congress

SÃO PAULO -- Abraji’s Second National Congress on Investigative Journalism, brought journalists from throughout Brazil to São Paulo on May 17-19, 2007 for a series of 68 workshops and seminars by 120 panelists from seven countries. The congress also featured the release of a groundbreaking journalistic study on access to public information in Brazil, and of a book of historic newspaper and magazine reports on crime in Brazil.


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