‘Courses & Resources’ for journalists covering COVID-19: A new project from the Knight Center and UNESCO

May 27, 2022

The COVID-19 Courses & Resources hub features self-directed courses, webinars, briefings and other resources in 13 languages.

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Venezuelan journalists invited to join fact-checking efforts to debunk disinformation around COVID-19

May 16, 2022

Venezuelan journalists are invited to learn how to use the latest tools to fact-check content and debunk disinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, UNESCO and Medianálisis are offering a webinar on the topic for journalists in the South American country on May 17, 2022. Registration is open for the […]

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ISOJ 2023 is April 14 and 15

ISOJ Celebrates a Successful New Hybrid Model and Announces Dates for 2023 Conference

May 10, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas announces the dates for next year’s 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) as April 14 - 15, 2023. 

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Knight Center expands initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in Latin American newsrooms

April 27, 2022

Nearly 500 students from all Latin American countries recently finished a special online course in Spanish and joined efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and in the content they produce. The course, “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism,” was offered from Feb. 28 to March 27 as […]

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Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrates 15 years with talks on press freedom, innovation and disinformation

April 8, 2022

The Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrated its 15-year anniversary with a return in person and online. For the last two years, the conference was virtual because of the pandemic.

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ISOJ returned in 2022 as a hybrid conference, with nearly 300 people in Austin and almost 1,000 virtual attendees from 90 countries

April 6, 2022

After two years of being a virtual-only conference due to the pandemic, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) returned in person and online, and in full force, from April 1 to 2, 2022.

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Learn to be an entrepreneur and launch a sustainable and independent digital media outlet in new free online course

March 16, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas teamed up with SembraMedia and Ajor to offer a new free online course in Spanish and Portuguese: “Entrepreneurial Journalism: Sustainability Strategies for Independent Digital Media.” 

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Multilingual webinar and free self-directed course help women journalists and allies fight threats and violence

March 2, 2022

To help raise awareness for the threats women journalists face around the world, and promote concrete solutions, the Knight Center, International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and UNESCO are jointly organizing a free, multilingual webinar on International Women’s Day, March 8 at 10 a.m. U.S. Central Time.

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Panelists offer tips for covering COVID-19 mutations and variants

February 15, 2022

Two years after the start of the pandemic, there is a lot science knows about COVID-19, but there’s also still a lot it doesn’t know. One of the aspects researchers are still grappling with has to do with the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. How likely are different variants to merge into a new one? What would such a merge mean to the course of the pandemic and to the vaccines we have now?

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Misinformation around COVID-19 fuels vaccine hesitancy, according to webinar panelists

February 10, 2022

A group of seasoned science journalists, communicators and health experts from around the world discussed how to improve COVID-19 coverage in a session that focused especially on combatting misinformation about the pandemic and the vaccines.

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