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This is an online training platform of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin. This program of free and low-cost online courses is possible in part thanks to a generous grant from the Knight Foundation. Read more >>




Navigating Misinformation: How to identify and verify what you see on the web

Instructor: Claire Wardle, First Draft
Dates: March 25 - April 21,  2019

How can do you verify a photo, breaking news or a viral video before you use it in your own reporting? In this course, we give you the tools to ascertain the provenance or verify the source, date or location of a piece of content, so that you can confidently use it in your own reporting.

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Visual Journalism: Looking at the other in the age of selfie

Instructor: João Pina
Dates: March 4 - 31,  2019

How do you turn your mind and camera away from the “selfie” mode? How do you focus on telling other people’s stories? Both by studying the humanistic tradition towards photography with deep roots in the early 20th century, the students will document the history of photojournalism and understand how this universal language speaks for itself despite all the technological aspects.

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

Instructores: Catalina Botero y Edison Lanza
Fechas: 1 de abril al 12 de mayo de 2019

“Marco Jurídico Internacional de la libertad de expresión, acceso a la información pública y protección de periodistas” es un curso exclusivo para operadores de los sistemas de justicia de Iberoamérica ofrecido por la Unesco y la Relatoría Especial para la Libertad de Expresión de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, en colaboración con el Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas de la Universidad de Texas.

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