Knight Center
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Topic “AF2009”

Knight Center and OSI publish free online book on digital journalism and democracy

“The Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism and Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean,” by Guillermo Franco, published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Open Society Foundations Media Program, is now available in English and Spanish and can be downloaded in PDF format for free on the Knight Center’s website.

Austin Forum has repercussions in online journalism through the Americas

Inspired by her participation in this year’s digitally themed Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas, Paraguayan investigative reporter Mabel Rehnfeldt and the newspaper ABC Color recently conducted a digital journalism training workshop to help reporters learn to incorporate the latest multimedia technologies into their reporting. Read more »


Program: 7th Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas

The Impact of Digital Technologies on Journalism and Democracy
in Latin America and the Caribbean

September 10-12, 2009

Organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas and Open Society Foundation’s Media Program


Austin Forum Focuses on Digital Journalism and Democracy

Members of journalism organizations in 18 countries in the Americas and Europe gathered in Austin, Texas, Sept. 11–12, 2009 for the Seventh Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas. The 48 representatives discussed current and future opportunities for digital journalism projects that will strengthen democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more »



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