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

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. As in previous editions, the colloquium took place the day after the International Symposium on Online Journalism, on Sunday, April 3, and was sponsored by …  Read More

Aceleradora de medios Velocidad enfocada en sustentabilidad ayudó a diez medios de América Latina a crecer y diversificar fuentes de ingresos

“Sembramos una cultura de trabajo, un cambio de mindset en las organizaciones [participantes], en torno a pensar en sustentabilidad e incorporar personas claves para esas áreas [estratégicas]”, dijo Vanina Berghella, directora del Fondo Velocidad el 3 de abril de 2022, durante el 15º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. …  Read More

Media accelerator Velocidad focused on sustainability helped ten Latin American media outlets grow and diversify revenue streams

“We planted seeds for a work culture, a change of mindset in the [participating] organizations, around thinking about sustainability and incorporating key people for those [strategic] areas,” said Vanina Berghella, director of the Fondo Velocidad [speed fund] on April 3, 2022, during the 15th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, at the University of Texas at …  Read More

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

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. The 23rd ISOJ was an innovative hybrid conference, with 1,227 registrants, 296 in person and 931 online. Once again, ISOJ was …  Read More

Nonprofit news initiatives in the United States seek to serve underserved populations, strengthen local journalism and create jobs for journalists

The nonprofit model applied to journalism has flourished in recent years in the United States. There are already several digital media that have emerged under this paradigm that are focusing on under-served populations, reinforcing the local news ecosystem and creating jobs for journalists, while striving to consolidate sustainable business models. In the opening panel of …  Read More

Online media pioneers focus on recreating local news ecosystems

The ISOJ panel on recreating the local news ecosystem with new models, networking and collaboration, brought together some industry veterans who are now taking advantage of online platforms to facilitate the development of local reporting on issues that matter most to the communities they serve. With over 20 years of experience under her belt, Jamie …  Read More

Collaboration among fact-checkers has made a difference during recent disinformation crises, said fact-checkers from Latina America and Spain

For media specializing in fact-checking, collaboration has been crucial in tackling the disinformation crises that have recently broken out around the world. This is how leading fact-checkers from Latin America and Spain see it: Laura Zommer, executive director of Chequeado (Argentina); Liliana Elósegui, editor-in-chief of Verificado (Mexico); Cristina Tardáguila, Senior Program Director of the International …  Read More

Colaboración entre verificadores ha marcado la diferencia durante las recientes crisis de desinformación, dicen fact-checkers de Iberoamérica

Para los medios especializados en verificación de datos, la colaboración ha sido crucial para enfrentar las crisis de desinformación que se han desatado recientemente en el mundo. Así lo consideran Laura Zommer, directora ejecutiva de Chequeado (Argentina); Liliana Elósegui, editora en jefe de Verificado (México); Cristina Tardáguila, directora senior de programa del International Center for …  Read More