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«Couvrir le COVID-19 aujourd’hui et dans l’avenir»: le Knight Center, l’UNESCO et l’OMS lancent un MOOC gratuit destiné aux journalistes. Inscrivez-vous maintenant!

April 22, 2020

La pandémie de COVID-19 a conquis le monde, et les informations. Pour armer les journalistes avec le savoir et les outils nécessaires à la couverture de ce virus, ainsi que de la crise sanitaire, sociale et financière qu’il occasionne, le Knight Center offre un cours en ligne gratuit intitulé « Journalisme en temps de pandémie : couvrir le COVID-19 aujourd’hui et dans l’avenir.»

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Covering COVID-19 now and in the future: Knight Center, UNESCO and WHO launch free online course for journalists. Register now!

April 22, 2020

To help arm journalists with knowledge and tools to cover the virus and the health, social and financial crises the COVID-10 pandemic is causing, the Knight Center is offering the free online course “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future.”

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Free course 'Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age' is now available online

April 22, 2020

A total 3,877 students from 147 countries and territories registered for the instructor-led version of the Knight Center course, “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age,” which ran from Feb. 3 to March 1, 2020.

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'Product Management for Newsroom Leaders:' Sign up now for Knight Center's new online course on 'product thinking'

April 18, 2019

In the wake of "Product Management for Journalists," which we offered in November 2017 to introduce the topic, the Knight Center is now offering the new four-week online course “Product Management for Newsroom Leaders,” which runs from April 29 to May 26, 2019.

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Learn how to identify and verify what you see on the web: Sign up for free online course 'Navigating Misinformation'

March 11, 2019

The new massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and First Draft’s Claire Wardle will arm you with the tools and skills necessary to verify online content and use it ethically in professional, published reports.

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In six years, 164,000 people from 200 countries participated in Knight Center's online courses in journalism

December 4, 2018

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its program of massive online courses in journalism that has an unparalleled reach around the world. Since 2012, 164,540 students from 200 countries and territories participated in our 60 courses offered in two modalities: 51 were Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and nine were Big Online Courses (BOCs). Each MOOC reaches a few thousand students and is free and each BOC reaches a few hundred and has a low cost.

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Applications open for new online course about freedom of expression for Ibero-American judicial operators

December 4, 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin are pleased to announce that applications are open for the course "International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists."

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Fact-checking and data journalism: register now for our free online course with Laura Zommer

November 2, 2018

With media today, identifying fact from fiction can be a challenge. Yet, it’s in this same environment that fact-checking organizations have sprouted and continue to grow around the globe.

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How to cover artificial intelligence and understand its impact on journalism: MOOC in Portuguese, in partnership with Microsoft

October 24, 2018

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning. These are some terms that are in high demand in many professional fields, but which are not yet familiar to many in news media. The next massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center, conducted in partnership with Microsoft, will familiarize students with the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it affects the news industry.

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Video production for journalists in the digital age: Register now for Knight Center's new free online course

October 7, 2018

Video production has become an increasingly important skill for journalists who want to be versatile and tell stories in a variety of ways. 

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