Sign up for a new online course on interactive data visualization for the web using D3.js

February 26, 2015

Update: Registration for this course closed on March 6, 2015, after reaching maximum capacity. We are considering offering it again in the future. If you want to go beyond the basics of working on pre-built charts and start to learn how to merge design and web development to create fully customized interactive visualizations, D3.js is the perfect tool. This powerful JavaScript […]

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Hundreds of Mexican judges, lawyers take online course on freedom of expression offered by UNESCO and Knight Center

February 3, 2015

Nearly 1,000 Mexican judges, lawyers and other operators of justice participated in an online course on issues of freedom of expression and journalist safety offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas in association with UNESCO and in close cooperation with the UNESCO Office in Mexico. The course, “International Framework of Freedom of […]

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UNESCO and Knight Center offer course for Mexican judges about the international legal framework for freedom of expression

October 27, 2014

With the support of the Supreme Court of Mexico, through the Mexican Association of Imparters of Justice, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin and the UNESCO Chair at Ibero-American University, offer the online course “International Framework for Press Freedom and Protection of Journalists” aimed at […]

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Knight Center launches a massive online course in Portuguese on mobile journalism

October 27, 2014

Smartphones have become indispensable and have transformed various aspects of our daily lives, including the way that we consume news and how it is produced. To help those interested in learning about the latest in mobile media and how journalism can be done via smartphone, the Brazilian National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) and the Knight […]

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Infographics MOOC students attend newspaper congress in São Paulo and visit Google Brasil

September 3, 2014

The ability to cope with a disruptive environment and an awareness of new technological resources are key skills for the 21st century journalist. This was the lesson highlighted by a group of eight students who participated in a recent Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, through the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.  The students won scholarships to […]

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Sign up now for free online course on Mobile Journalism; it is the 11th MOOC offered by the Knight Center

June 19, 2014

m Mobile devices are everywhere. They have become a global phenomenon in all facets of life – including journalism. News organizations in today’s digital media landscape can no longer think Digital First – but Mobile First. To help people interested in learning about the latest in the mobile media landscape and how journalism can be done […]

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Sign up now for "Investigative Journalism for the Digital Age," the Knight Center’s newest MOOC

April 28, 2014

      Investigative journalism is the most highly-regarded branch of the profession, often helping reveal corruption, shining a light on social plights, influencing public policy and triggering change. It takes time and effort, but also an understanding of the basic concepts and tools used to carry out investigations. To help people interested in learning […]

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With Google’s support, ANJ and Knight Center launch their first MOOC in Portuguese, "Introduction to Infographics"

March 20, 2014

This course took place from April to May, 2014. It is now closed. Brazil's National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with the support of Google, will offer the Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in Portuguese, "Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization." The four-week course will start on […]

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Knight Center and Google’s MOOC concludes with hundreds of journalism projects for the web

January 10, 2014

On Dec. 19, four days after the conclusion of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' most recent Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Development of Journalistic Projects for the Web," Mexican journalist Luis Cardona launched his site, Diario19.com, an investigative journalism website that seeks to employ journalists who have been displaced by violence in his country. […]

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Sign up now for “Social Media for Journalists,” the Knight Center’s next massive online course

January 9, 2014

UPDATE: Registration closed for this course on Feb. 22. There are 6,300 people registered from 149 countries taking this MOOC. Reporters and editors have struggled with how to deal with the phenomenon of social networks. Now they have a chance to learn from a team of experts who will teach the Knight Center for Journalism in […]

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