Latin America / Caribbean

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Taller de Periodismo de Investigación en Nicaragua (2014)

El International Center for Journalists en alianza con CONNECTAS ofreció un curso presencial sobre técnicas de investigación periodística. El curso estaba disponible para periodistas de Nicaragua que sean parte de un medio de comunicación, cualquiera sea su naturaleza: televisión, radio, prensa escrita, digital o comunitaria, que tengan una experiencia de mínimo tres años en el ejercicio periodístico y un alto interés en el periodismo de investigación.

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Taller de Periodismo de Investigación en Paraguay (2013)

El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) en alianza con CONNECTAS y El Foro de Periodistas Paraguayos (FOPEP) se llevó en un taller sobre técnicas de investigación periodística. El taller fue conducido por el periodista argentino Daniel Santoro y el colombiano Carlos Eduardo Huertas. La actividad se llevó a cabo los días 17, 18 y 19 de octubre en Asunción.

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Beyond the Border: Covering the Immigration Phenomenon through Digital Media

The Scripps Howard Immigration reporting training program brings together journalists from the U.S. Spanish and English-language media for a week-long training on how to cover immigration issues using multimedia tools.

ICFJ is currently seeking applicants for the 2012 Scripps immigration reporting program. The program is scheduled to take place Sunday July 15, 2012 through Sunday July 22, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

The application deadline is Monday May 28, 2012.

The 2012 program will have a special focus on the U.S. 2012 presidential election and immigration.

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McGraw-Hill Personal Finance Reporting Online Courses

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has offered two online courses in English and Spanish on covering personal finance for Hispanic journalists and US journalists covering finance issues for minority and immigrant communities. These courses started on July 1 and will end on August 18.

The courses were open to Spanish-speaking and English-speaking journalists from ethnic media.

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Regional Health Reporting Conference in Mexico

ICFJ conducted a four-day regional health journalism conference for 35 journalists from 12 Latin American countries. Topical training focused on coverage of cancer, smocking cessation, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Journalists learned techniques for analyzing scientific journal articles, making stories of new scientific disclosures and researching medical issues using the Internet. Participants also learn about producing stories for multimedia platforms.

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Training Program on Health Journalism in Mexico

Está abierta la convocatoria para participar del taller de capacitación sobre cobertura periodística de temas de salud, el cual tendrá lugar en Puerto Vallarta, México, del 18 al 22 de Noviembre de 2008.

El taller de capacitación para cubrir temas de salud pretende ofrecerles nuevas herramientas a los periodistas latinoamericanos que trabajan dentro de esta área e igualmente desea contribuir en la formación de aquellos profesionales de la prensa que puedan estar interesados en realizar esta tarea.

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Personal Finance Reporting: An Online Guide to Connecting with Hispanic Audiences

Improving Personal Finance Literacy in Hispanic Communities: A Training Program for Latino Journalists

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The Hispanic Personal Finance Reporting Program of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) provided hands-on training to Latino journalists working at Spanish-and English-language news organizations in the United States. Between 10 and 15 journalists from print, radio, television and on-line media outlets participated in a two-day workshop.

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Disaster Coverage Program for Hispanic Journalists

How well prepared are journalists from the U.S. Hispanic media and the media organizations of Latin America, which typically have far fewer resources, to provide ample coverage? How much less prepared are the people whom these journalists serve when they confront disaster? How well prepared are the journalists themselves, who are after all among the ranks of “first responders” at the scene of any disaster?

To provide answers to these questions, ICFJ developed an 8-day training program for 14 U.S.