Knight Center MOOC

Learn how to find stories in data; Register now for free online course "Data Exploration and Storytelling"

December 16, 2016

Editors now expect reporters on every news desk to know how to find and use databases to uncover and explain complex topics. However, knowing where to start or how to best manage the data is a major challenge. Additionally, many of the resulting stories are dry, technical and lack the ability to engage readers. Editors […]

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4 Years of MOOC - Knight Center

Knight Center celebrates 4th anniversary of world's first journalism MOOC program; 85,000 people reached so far

November 29, 2016

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its program of massive open online courses (MOOCs), the first in the world specializing in journalism. On Oct. 28, 2012, we launched our first MOOC, “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with the idea of expanding the reach of the Knight Center's […]

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Introduction to Podcasting

Looking to start a podcast? Register for this free online course and spread your stories to ears across the globe

October 19, 2016

Podcasting is having its heyday. The medium allows for users around the world to tune into their favorite programs, on topics ranging from fantasy football to foreign policy, at any time of the day or night. The Infinite Dial 2016 study estimated that 57 million Americans listened to podcasts in the last month. Additionally, podcast advertising […]

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James Breiner

Entrepreneurial journalism: sign up for free online course in Spanish on how to monetize and manage digital media

September 23, 2016

Faced with the crisis of the traditional newspaper industry and thanks to the opportunities offered by digital technologies, new media outlets proliferate on the internet. However, journalist-entrepreneurs face many challenges in their attempts to achieve financial sustainability with digital native media. In order to help all entrepreneurs in the region solve this problem, the Knight Center for […]

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João Wainer and students from the online course at YouTube Space. (Marina Estarque/Knight Center)

Students of video course from ANJ and the Knight Center receive training at YouTube Space in São Paulo

September 7, 2016

Fifteen students selected from the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Portuguese, “News video production for the internet,” participated in a training event at YouTube Space in São Paulo on Aug. 31. The students attended a special workshop on video production taught by YouTube staff. The students were chosen based on their final projects produced during the MOOC and received […]

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Scraping and Data Mining for Journalists

New online course in Portuguese on data journalism teaches how to automate collection of web data

August 18, 2016

The most challenging part of data journalism is often the process of collecting information, especially when the journalist needs to make structured spreadsheets from PDF reports, websites or social networks. The new online course in Portuguese offered by the Knight Center and Escola de Dados will show you how to work around this problem and automate the […]

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Students of online course on video for the internet earn scholarships for seminar on YouTube Space in São Paulo

August 8, 2016

Reinventing the language of journalistic audiovisual production for the web was the main theme of the massive open online course (MOOC) "News video production for the internet." It’s also what the fifteen students of the course who were selected to participate in a workshop on YouTube Space in São Paulo wanted to express in their projects. More than 6,200 […]

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Digital Tool for Data Journalism

With support from Google, the Knight Center offers a free online course in Spanish on data journalism

June 29, 2016

From July 25 to August 28, Argentine journalist Sandra Crucianelli, veteran instructor of Latin American journalists, will teach a new and revised version of her successful massive online course “Digital Tools for Data Journalism,” organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas with the support of Google. Registration is open. Click here to see the course schedule […]

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Introduction to News Design

Free online course "Introduction to News Design": Sign up now for new MOOC offered by Knight Center and SND

June 8, 2016

Good news design has the power to ensure that the stories into which journalists have invested hours of work catch the attention of their audiences. But knowing how to fill the blank pages can be a major challenge in the multimedia era where designers work with multiple platforms, from a variety of digital screens to the traditional […]

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Learn how to make journalistic videos for the web in the new MOOC in Portuguese from ANJ with the Knight Center

May 11, 2016

Offering attractive multimedia narratives has become essential to digital media following the growing trend of online video audiences worldwide. Two recent studies, one conducted by the Tow Center and another by the Reuters Institute, point to online audiovisual production as one of the "super powers" of journalists who seek to differentiate themselves in the digital market. And it […]

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