Bolivia

Bolivia: Journalism Training (2006)

Knight International Journalism Fellow James Breiner completed eight months in Bolivia in 2006, partnering with Universidad Evangelica Boliviana.

Bolivia: Use the Web to Strengthen Community Radio

Knight International created an Internet platform for community radio stations in Bolivia to share programming with one another--and ultimately with major news outlets in the capital.

Bolivia and Peru: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow David Boldt completed nine months of journalism training in Bolivia and Peru in 2002.

Bolivia: Journalism Training (1996)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Karen Krebsbach completed two months in Bolivia in 1996, partnering with the Bolivian Journalism Foundation and the Universidad Evangelica Boliviana.

Apr 92009

Local journalism: the challenge in Bolivia

In a recent workshop about journalism, organized by a consortium of universities in Santa Cruz, the brasilian Osman Patzzi, member of the ONADEM -the National Media Observatory-, concluded that local journalism that involves the community, and that talks about its problems, is the future solution for the current crisis that the sector is living due to the impact of digital tools and the world financial difficulties.

Although I had already visited some of them, this last weekend I held my first workshop after several weeks preparing suitable material to answer real journalistic problems, not

Mar 172009

Journalism in Bolivia

Greetings from Santa Cruz, Bolivia! The carnival is over and routine has come back to the capital of the eastern part of the country. Santa Cruz was paralised for one week, with thousands of people in the street drinking, throwing water and painting the walls, dancing with loud music... It was really crazy.Today starts a very interesting workshop organised by the ABOCCS, the association that integrates the main university graduates in communication, in Santa Cruz.

Feb 112009

First weeks in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

It has been already three weeks!! I arrived to Bolivia with my family the 16th of january to work with the ICFJ implementing a digital platform that will entitle the journalists from rural areas to share their contents and stories. My partner in Santa Cruz will be Radio Fides, a networks of stations owned by the jesuitic company and considered to be one of the most serious and balanced in a country torn by a fierce political struggle between the capital, La Paz, and the capital of the eastern part, Santa Cruz.