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.


Newsletter Strategies for Journalists: How to Create, Grow & Monetize Newsletters

During this four-week course, which will be held from February 22 to March 21, 2021, students will learn the fundamental skills required to launch and maintain a newsletter through a standard product life cycle and how a newsletter can fit into their work product and serve their audience.

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Desinformação e fact-checking em tempos de COVID-19 na América Latina e no Caribe

Este novo curso, do Centro Knight em parceria com a UNESCO, visa abordar o problema da desinformação e oferecer ferramentas para verificação de dados no contexto da pandemia de COVID-19. Os quatro módulos semanais serão ministrados de 15 de fevereiro a 14 de março de 2021.

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Disinformation MOOC in Guarani

Momarundu’ỹ oikóva ha oiko’ỹva jehecha añetépa COVID-19 aja América Latina ha el Caribe-pe

15 jasykõiguive 14 jasyapy peve irundy arapokõindy pukukue Centro knight UNESCO ñeipytyvõme oroguatáta mbo'esyry pyahu "Momarundu’ỹ oikóva ha oiko’ỹva jehecha añetépa COVID-19 aja América Latina ha el Caribe-pe", ha ohechaukata tembiporu ojehecha haḡuame dáto kuéra mba'asy guasu COVID-19 rehegua ohupytýva irundy pehēngue.

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Desinformación y fact-checking en tiempos de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe

Este nuevo curso, del Centro Knight en asociación con la UNESCO, busca abordar el problema de la desinformación y ofrecer herramientas para la verificación de datos en el contexto de la pandemia de COVID-19. Los cuatro módulos semanales serán impartidos del 15 de febrero al 14 de marzo de 2021.

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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.


Online Harassment: Strategies for Journalists’ Defense

In this course, you learn about online privacy and how to better protect yourself while working as a journalist. You also learn about the global context of online harassment nowadays and hear from some current female journalists who will speak about the strategies they have used to deal with it and more.

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

In this course, you explore why one of the oldest storytelling forms is having a renaissance thanks to technological change and understand the fundamental elements of audio storytelling. Also, you learn how technological innovation has changed the business of audio storytelling and effective ways of developing distribution plans.

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

In this course, you explore the fundamentals of digital investigation by looking into key digital assets more critically when you develop your stories based on social media profiles, websites, and images. Also, you learn how to bring all of these elements together to make connections and generate better insights for your authentic reporting.

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No Rastro Digital do Dinheiro Público

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

Este curso, oferecido pelo Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas em parceria com a Associação Contas Abertas com o apoio do Google News Initiative, vai tornar os participantes aptos a investigar a qualidade e legalidade das contas públicas e apontar suspeitas de mau uso do dinheiro público nos diferentes níveis de governo.

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Knight Center webinar convenes global experts to discuss COVID-19 vaccines coverage, science & distribution

“For the past year, journalists from around the world have found themselves covering the biggest story of their lifetime. A global immunization effort is now underway, and journalists are now challenged and given the opportunity to cover the multidimensional aspects of the vaccine."...

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Mark your calendars for ISOJ Online 2021: The premier global journalism conference will be held from April 26-30

For the second time in its 22-year history, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will be held online only, from April 26 to 30, 2021....


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