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Instructor-Led Courses

The Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program offers two kinds of training: Instructor-directed courses that are available during a specific time-frame (usually four to six weeks) and self-directed courses. For the instructor-led courses, students need to register themselves in the courses and then they gain access to the learning materials and can interact with other students and the instructor(s) while the course is taking place.

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Online Harassment: Strategies for Journalists’ Defense

During this four-week course, you will learn about the global context of online harassment and hear from women journalists who will speak about the strategies they have used to deal with it. You will learn about online privacy and how to better protect while still working as a journalist online, and more.

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The Power of Digital Audio Storytelling: From Podcasts to Voice Assistants

During this four-week course, you'll gain an understanding of why one of the oldest storytelling forms is having a renaissance thanks to technological changes. We'll explore the fundamentals of great audio storytelling, podcasting, voice assistants, how to get audio to your audiences, and more.

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Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities

In this four week course, you will learn how to investigate key digital assets including social media profiles, websites, and images, and how to bring all of these elements together to make connections and generate insights for your reporting.

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No rastro digital do dinheiro público: como fiscalizar gastos da União, Estados e Municípios

O novo MOOC produzido pelo Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas, em parceria com a Associação Contas Abertas e apoio do Google News Initiative, contará com quatro módulos semanais de 7 de setembro a 4 de outubro.

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Self-Directed Courses

Our self-directed courses are open to anyone and the learning materials from them are available in an ongoing, self-paced way.

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Periodismo sin etiquetas: tratamiento informativo sobre desplazamiento forzado en América Latina y el Caribe

Curso de cuatro semanas en alianza con la UNESCO y ACNUR que ofrece prácticas periodísticas sensibles a la diversidad, que promuevan el diálogo intercultural, a través de herramientas y contenidos basados en evidencia sobre el fenómeno migratorio y la situación de personas refugiadas, migrantes y desplazadas en la región.

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Periodismo de internet y tecnología: cómo cubrir sus impactos más allá de los gadgets

En este curso encontrará recursos para contar historias del amplio universo que hoy abarcan las tecnologías e internet. También profundiza sobre las dimensiones del periodismo de tecnología, el contexto de las historias, la necesidad de las explicaciones técnicas, legales y de los impactos políticos y sociales de las historias.

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Marco Jurídico Internacional de la libertad de expresión, acceso a la información pública y protección de periodistas

Curso diseñado para operadores de los sistemas de justicia de Iberoamérica, coorganizado por la UNESCO y la Relatoría Especial para la Libertad de Expresión de la CIDH con la coordinación del Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas de la Universidad de Texas en Austin.

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Equity & ethics in data journalism: Hands-on approaches to getting your data right

In this course, you explore the practical and conceptual foundations of embedding equity and ethics in data journalism stories. Also, you will learn tools to help embed a sense of equity in the way you communicate and visualize your data journalism story.

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Register now for new MOOC that will help journalists develop strategies for dealing with online harassment

Seventy percent of women journalists have been harassed, threatened or attacked, according to a report from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and TrollBusters. A global survey carried out for the report found that one-third of female journalists considered leaving journalism because of online attacks and threats. Learning who online trolls are and who is […]...

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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. ...

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.@KnightCenterUT y @Microsoft unen esfuerzos para ofrecer una oportunidad de capacitación de $10.000 en #periodismo de #datos para redacciones de América Latina. Puede encontrar más detalles, y quiénes son elegibles para postular, aquí:
https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/es/ex-estudiantes-de-los-mooc-del-centro-knight-pueden-competir-por-financiamiento-de-microsoft-para-capacitar-a-su-redaccion-en-periodismo-de-datos/

GREAT NEWS! We are teaming up with @Microsoft to offer a $10,000 #data #journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. Find out more details, along with who's eligible to apply, here:
https://journalismcourses.org/news/former-mooc-students-can-compete-for-microsoft-funding-to-train-their-newsroom-on-data-journalism/

Join instructor @TamarCharney of @NPR for FREE course, "The Power of Digital Audio Storytelling." Guests inc. @jatomic @nwquah @ramtinarablouei @HannahAllam @ezraeeman @scootes @birchos. Register today!
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https://journalismcourses.org/course/the-power-of-digital-audio-storytelling/