Author: Silvia Higuera

Devastated by the Ortega-Murillo administration, Nicaraguan journalism bets on resistance, resilience and reinvention

“Brave,” “hopeful,” “combative,” and “creative.” This is how four Nicaraguan journalists described in one word the journalism that is carried out in their country during the panel “SOS Nicaragua: Imprisoned, persecuted and exiled journalists” that took place on April 3 during the 15th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism at the University of Texas in Austin. …  Read More

With a national newsroom and several local bureaus, Capital B wants to get closer to Black communities and regain their trust in media

Lauren Williams and Akoto Ofori-Atta, co-founders of Capital B, opened the fourth day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) speaking about how their new project came to be, it’s main purpose and what they expect when they officially launch the site next Fall. Williams and Ofori-Atta talked to Amanda Zamora, co-founder and publisher …  Read More

Tom Rosenstiel: “If we think that our opinion has more moral integrity than genuine inquiry, then I fear we will be lost”

When it comes to journalism, there has been a long-time discussion and dilemma around the word “objectivity.” It has been a part of the professional journalism and academic discussions, but it seems there is still a lot confusion surrounding it and what to do with it. That was one of the reasons why Tom Rosenstiel, …  Read More