More than half of journalists in Bolivia said they have suffered censorship and/or self-censorship during their professional lives, according to a presentation by researcher Virginie Poyetton on April 16 on her new book “Journalistic censorship and self-censorship in Bolivia. A perspective from within the profession itself,” reported newspaper Opinión. Read more »
Two months ago, the Mexican government purchased a 14-page advertorial that ran in TIME magazine. Now, President Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of TIME’s international edition released today, posing above the headline “Saving Mexico”— an editorial choice that has sparked controversy and accusations that TIME has essentially sold good publicity to the Mexican government. Read more »
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Anyone who has tried to open their local newspaper’s website on a smartphone already knows what responsive web design is, or rather, what it should be. Responsive web design, or RWD, aims to create the optimal viewing experience for websites across multiple devices, from desktops to smartphones. Read more »
- Article 19 condemned legislators in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, for penalizing access to police and court information. [Campaña Permanente de Protección a Periodistas en México]
The line between journalism and ads: Popular blogger, website editor debate ethics of sponsored content
New report says men, people with a college education and the young are the 'most engaged' mobile news readers in the U.S.
A new report from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group found that men, the young, and college-educated individuals are the "most engaged" newsreaders on mobile devices in the United States. Read more »
The dismissal of Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo from the online magazine Kien&Ke for publishing an opinion piece about the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales' influence on the country's media has generated controversy since it was first announced in October. Read more »
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- Op-ed on homosexuality costs Colombian columnist his job Mar 02
- Sign up for a new online course on interactive data visualization for the web using D3.js Feb 26
- Knight Center launches program for ISOJ 2015, the global conference on online journalism; registration is open Feb 20
- Journalists under threat as violence increases in Mexican border state Tamaulipas Feb 20
- Environment of fear affects electoral coverage in Guatemala Feb 17
- Charges against Ecuadorian cartoonist and newspaper spur protests and indignation Feb 16
- Six students from the mobile journalism MOOC win scholarship to attend conferences at the University of Texas Feb 13
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