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Lucía Solís (Perú) junto a los periodistas Pilar Cuartas (Colombia), Florencia Aza (Argentina), David Adrián García (México), Majo Muller (Argentina) e Isabela Ponce (Ecuador).

In journalism, telling the truth is also about showing difference, panelists at Knight Center’s 2nd diversity conference said

Although it is not the common denominator, there are more and more initiatives that seek to promote diversity in Latin American newsrooms. Some of these projects that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) were presented during the fourth panel of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. This conference took place on Sept. […]

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Stories of Indigenous and Black populations in Latin America must be told in their own voices, journalists said in panel about diversity

To counteract hate narratives and the invisibilization suffered by Indigenous, Afro-descendant and Black communities in Latin America, journalists must give a voice to these populations, know their realities in depth and avoid their re-victimization. Those were some of the recommendations given by the guests of the panel "Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendant populations in Latin America." It was […]

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Special online course on digital storytelling for Latinx journalists attracts students from across the U.S. and is now available as a self-directed course

More than 250 Latinx college and university students from the United States registered for a free online course from the Knight Center to help them grow as digital storytellers. “Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists,” a free online course offered in collaboration with Microsoft, ran from June 20 to July 17, 2022. […]

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People listening to a presentation for the 20th anniversary of the Knight Center

Knight Center marks 20th anniversary celebrating impact of its programs around the world

On Aug. 31, 2002, a seminar for journalists entitled 'Investigative Journalism: Ethics, Techniques, and Dangers' took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The activity was promoted by the then-nascent Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, and the date was marked as Center's first step on its path to support journalism in Latin America and the […]

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Knight Center celebrates 20 years of strengthening journalism across the world

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will begin celebrations for its 20th anniversary with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin. The hour-long seminar, which will be in English, will be streamed live to YouTube on Aug. 31 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. U.S. Central Time. Immediately after the […]

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Knight Center announces second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism as a virtual event on September 9 - 10

In continuation of its initiatives to help journalists interested in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and journalism in Latin America, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will host the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The DEI program is sponsored by Google News Initiative. Registration for the conference, which will […]

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