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Jornalismo Científico SDC

Science journalism course in Portuguese now available to be taken anytime, from anywhere in the world

“Science Journalism: From pandemic to climate crisis, how to improve science coverage,” is now available as a self-directed course on the Knight Center’s online learning platform, JournalismCourses.org.

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Democracy Panelists

Do more and better journalism to defend democracy amid authoritarian governments, webinar panelists say

“We have to remember that journalism is a service to the community, a service to the citizen,” said César Fagoaga, general manager of Revista Factum of El Salvador, during the webinar “Journalism in Times of Polarization and Disinformation in Latin America.

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Polarization panel

Working together, sticking to the facts and verification are the best strategies for journalists targeted by polarization

In polarized societies, journalists who become targets of attacks by populist politicians and their supporters have to help each other, report with verified facts, and tell in-depth stories.

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FEATURED IMAGE Disinformation Panel

Collaboration, technology and proximity to the public are weapons of Latin American journalists to fight disinformation

Getting closer to society, joining forces in collaborative journalism, and using technology efficiently are actions capable of containing the advance of disinformation.

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Brazilian version of KSJ’s handbook on science journalism editing is now available for free download from Knight Center

A new resource is available to Portuguese speaking journalists and editors seeking guidance on how to cover and question scientific topics. The Science Editing Handbook, originally published in English by the MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program, is now available in a Brazilian edition, translated and adapted by a group of science journalists.

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FEATURED IMAGE Portuguese Handbook

Brazilian edition of science editing handbook for journalists will be launched during webinar

Brazilian journalists will now have an important resource for reporting and editing science journalism. On Friday, Nov. 5, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Serrapilheira Institute, of Brazil, will publish the Portuguese translation of the KSJ Science Editing Handbook during a special webinar.

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