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Five years of Knight Center MOOCs: Impacting lives and careers of thousands of journalists around the world

November 15, 2017

“When I started the massive open online course (MOOC) ‘News video production for the internet’ offered by the Knight Center in the middle of 2016, I could never have imagined that it would end up taking me on a journey to Germany months later,” wrote Ramon Luz, a journalist from Montanha, Espírito Santo, Brazil. As […]

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Python

With the support from Google News Lab, the Knight Center offers a Portuguese course on Python programming for journalists

November 2, 2017

Analyzing massive databases or thousands of scattered documents, structuring information from web pages, identifying text patterns in official documents. These are more and more frequent demands in journalistic work that, without automated routines, can be laborious or even impossible to execute. The new online course in Portuguese offered by the Knight Center, thanks to the […]

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International Legal Framework for Freedom of Expression

New course on Freedom of Expression for judges and judicial operators in Latin America; Applications now open

November 2, 2017

Applications are now open for the latest edition of the online course "International Legal Framework of Freedom of Expression, Access to Public Information and Protection of Journalists" which has trained more than 5,200 judges and judicial operators in Latin America and Spain in recent years. The sixth edition of the course in Spanish will be […]

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Students of online video journalism course receive scholarship for exclusive workshop at YouTube Space Rio

October 26, 2017

Producing effective video stories for digital platforms was the main theme of the massive open online course (MOOC) "Video journalism: Visual narratives for digital platforms." It’s also what the ten students from the course who were selected to participate in an exclusive workshop with the team at YouTube Space in Rio de Janeiro tried to express in […]

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Laura Zommer

Knight Center offers new free course in Spanish, "Fact-checking and data journalism." Register now!

October 12, 2017

The number of fact-checking initiatives in Latin America increased from just three in 2014 to 14 in 2017, following a worldwide trend of information verification. And yet, while the verification of public discourse increases on a global level, the world has also seen the proliferation of “fake news” and misinformation. The next free online course from […]

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Product Management For Journalists

Take the online course 'Product Management for Journalists' and learn about a new, in demand role in newsrooms

September 19, 2017

In recent years, newsrooms in the United States and other countries have created new positions such as “product manager,” “director of product” and “chief product officer.” Last April, at the Knight Center’s International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), a "product director" for The New York Times and a "director of product" for the Washington Post spoke on […]

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immersive journalism

Explore immersive journalism: Sign up for Knight Center’s new online course in Spanish on VR and 360 video

September 7, 2017

From journeys to Mars to environmental disasters in Brazil, immersive storytelling has been explored in recent years by journalists looking for new ways to bring the world (and universe) to their audiences. To help more journalists explore these new technologies, the Knight Center is offering the Spanish-language massive open online course (MOOC) “Introduction to Immersive Journalism: Virtual Reality and 360 Video.” […]

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Knight Center MOOC program reaches new milestone with more than 100,000 students from 171 countries

August 29, 2017

With the recent conclusion of three simultaneous massive open online courses (MOOCs), the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has reached an important milestone in its innovative distance learning program. As of this month, the Center has served more than 100,000 students around the world. In less than five years, since launching its first […]

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Heather Krause

Sign up for the online course "Crafting Data Stories" and get your backstage pass to the data journalism process

August 22, 2017

Data is powerful. Journalists can use it to help readers understand complex issues, to hold power to account, to expose trends and emerging situations and show the diversity of views and opinions in their communities. That’s the message from Heather Krause, instructor of the Knight Center’s upcoming course “Crafting Data Stories: A Hands-on, Step-by-step Workshop […]

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Video journalism for digital platforms: enrollment open for new online course in Portuguese

July 7, 2017

Producing engaging journalistic videos is a way to differentiate yourself on new platforms and engage the audience. But what do you need to know to make better use of the power of videos in the digital marketplace? To help professionals and journalism students answer this question, the Knight Center for Journals in the Americas, in […]

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