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Disinformation and Fact-Checking in Times of COVID-19: Register now for Knight Center’s new free online course

January 20, 2021

The MOOC “Disinformation & Fact-Checking in Times of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean” will be taught in Spanish, Portuguese and Guaraní from Feb. 15 to March 14, 2021.

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Data journalism project on missing women in Mexico wins Microsoft/Knight Center contest for training and funding

December 21, 2020

A data journalism project investigating thousands of cases of women missing in Mexico won $10,000 in financing and hands-on data visualization training, in a very competitive contest organized in a partnership between Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Register for free Spanish course ‘Diversity in the news and newsrooms’ from the Knight Center and Google News Initiative

December 14, 2020

The Knight Center is offering a free online course in Spanish, “Diversity in the news and newsrooms,” which runs from Jan. 11 to Feb. 7, 2021. Register today!

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'Journalism in a Pandemic' MOOC now available as self-directed course in 6 languages, including Arabic & Russian

November 23, 2020

The Knight Center's popular MOOC, "Journalism in a Pandemic: Covering COVID 19 Now and in the Future," is now available as a self-directed course in six languages: Arabic, Russian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. 

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Self-directed version now available for Portuguese course ‘On the Digital Trail of Public Money’ 

November 13, 2020

The self-directed version of the course “On the Digital Trail of Public Money: How to monitor federal, state and municipal spending” is now available.

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Register now for new MOOC that will help journalists develop strategies for dealing with online harassment

October 21, 2020

Seventy percent of women journalists have been harassed, threatened or attacked, according to a report from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and TrollBusters. A global survey carried out for the report found that one-third of female journalists considered leaving journalism because of online attacks and threats. Learning who online trolls are and who is […]

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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

October 19, 2020

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. 

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How to monitor public spending in Brazil: Register for new Knight Center course

August 25, 2020

In four weeks, participants of this free course will learn how public budgeting works and how to identify potential cases of taxpayer money misuse.

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With more than 5,400 people from 152 countries, digital investigations course for journalists enters 2nd week and still accepts new students

October 14, 2020

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities,” is in its second week and has attracted more than 5,400 students from more than 152 countries. News students are welcome and will still have plenty of time to catch up with the rest of […]

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‘The Power of Digital Audio Storytelling:’ Sign up for free online course for journalists on podcasts and voice assistants

October 5, 2020

“Approximately 169 million Americans listened to online audio in the last week, spending an average of over 15 hours doing so,” according to the 2020 Infinite Dial report. Additionally, more than six in 10 people in the U.S. use some kind of voice assistant technology. And this is not an American phenomenon. It’s happening in […]

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