More donated devices for journalists in Cuba!

Here are some of the devices that we’ve gotten from generous donors since our last posting on the topic.

Estas son algunas de las cosas que gente ha donado a CJT para periodistas independientes en Cuba.

For information on how you can donate your new or used devices for Cuban journalists, click here.

Para más información sobre nuestros programas y cómo puedes donar herramientas para que sean usadas por periodistas en Cuba, haz click aquí.

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Article on Cuba’s independent journalism in Global Journalist

If you’re a Global Journalist subscriber (or if you know a newsstand that carries the magazine), look out for a piece by CJT chairman Nicolás A. Jiménez on page 20 of the summer 2010 issue. The article, titled The Cold War Within, is focused on the need for training and capacity building programs for Cuban journalists.

Look for Nicolás A. Jiménez's article on Cuban independent journalism in this issue of Global Journalist.

Global Journalist hasn’t posted the article online, but when it does, we’ll post an update here.

UPDATE: The article is now posted online here.

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137 flash drives donated to CJT for its Cuba Connected initiative

Caimán Journalism Training has received yet another anonymous donation of flash drives, and this one is our biggest yet.

This time it was 137 2GB Lexar flash drives.

Caimán Journalism Training ha recibido otra donación anónima de memorias flash, y esta es la más grande que hemos recibido.

Esta vez, son 137 memorias flash de 2BG.

Remember: if you have any devices that you aren’t using or don’t need, you can always donate them to us. We’ll make sure they get into the hands of Cuban journalists.

For more information on Cuba Connected and how to donate, click here.

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CJT auctioning Cuba books at Vilar Cigars to benefit Cuban journalists

Caimán Journalism Training is auctioning off 26 books about Cuba. All of the proceeds will go to CJT, which designs and implements training and capacity building programs for independent journalists in Cuba.

The silent auction will be taking place through June 30 at Vilar Cigars (5910 S Dixie Highway, Miami, FL).

Vilar Cigars is right on the corner of US1 and Sunset Drive.

Click here to see images of all the books. (PDF)

To place your bid, just stop by the shop and write it in to the bid sheet.

For more information, contact us at info@cjtpress.org.

Special thanks to Alfredo and Dulce Cortina, who generously donated these books.

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Donate your devices to Cuban journalists at Cuba Nostalgia

The people at Babalú Blog have generously offered Caimán Journalism Training a spot at their Cuba Nostalgia booth this weekend. We’ll have a Cuba Connected bin there where you can drop off your new or used USB drives, cameras, netbooks, notebooks, audio recorders, and any other devices that might be useful to Cuba’s independent journalists. Just bring by the electronics, and we’ll make sure they get into the right hands.

Click here for more information on Cuba Connected, and look for Babalú Blog’s booth in building 2 at Cuba Nostalgia.

You can contact Caimán Journalism Training at info@cjtpress.org for more information.

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World Press Freedom Day / Día Mundial de la Libertad de Prensa

Click here for more information on World Press Freedom Day.

Haga click aquí para más información sobre el Día Mundial de Libertad de Prensa.

What better way to mark this occasion than to contribute directly to independent journalism? Please click the “Donate” button in the sidebar and make a contribution of any size you can. It’s a convenient way to do your part in supporting journalists in Cuba, the most repressed media environment in the hemisphere.

No hay mejor manera de celebrar este día que darle su apoyo directo al periodismo independiente. Por favor, haga click en el botón que dice “Donate” en la barra lateral para hacer una donación. No importa la cantidad. Es una forma conveniente de participar y brindarle su apoyo a los periodistas de Cuba, el país mas reprimido del hemisferio.

Un mensaje de Yoani Sánchez, grabado hace un año, acerca del Día Mundial de Libertad de Prensa:

Here’s a message from UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.

A year ago, then Senator Mel Martínez spoke about Cuba and World Press Freedom Day.

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50 drives donated to CJT’s Cuba Connected initiative

Caimán Journalism Training has received an anonymous donation of 50 2GB Lexar flash drives.

Many thanks to our anonymous donor!

Caimán Journalism ha recibido una donación anónima de 50 memorias flash.

This is a great contribution, but we need more drives and other devices. Please click here to find out how you can help us connect independent journalists in Cuba.

Es una fantástica donación, pero todavía nos hacen falta mas memoria, cámaras, grabadoras de audio, etc.. Hagan click aquí para ver cómo nos pueden ayudar en la tarea de conectar a los periodistas independientes en Cuba.

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