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Learn how to find great stories in data: register now for free online course 'Intro to R for Journalists'

June 21, 2018

If you’re a journalist who works with data, chances are good that at some point you’ve looked for a better way to search through, analyze and present the numbers that support your reporting.

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Learn data visualization from Alberto Cairo. Sign up for Knight Center's free online course powered by Google

Learn data visualization from Alberto Cairo. Sign up for Knight Center's free online course powered by Google

May 24, 2018

We are in the era of data, which holds seemingly limitless opportunities for finding and telling important stories. But sorting through huge amounts of information, making sense of the numbers and statistics, and finding a way to communicate that data in an easily comprehensible manner is not easy if you do not know where to start. […]

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Como cobrir eleições sem erros - curso online gratuito em português oferecido pela ANJ e Centro Knight com suporte do Google

How to cover elections without error: free online course in Portuguese offered by ANJ and Knight Center with Google support

May 10, 2018

More than 140 million Brazilians go to the polls this year to elect their representatives. Journalists who know how to analyze candidate’s data and election results and public opinion polls, and who can perceive what is of interest among voters, will lead electoral coverage. To help with this challenge, the Knight Center for Journalism in […]

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Trust and verification in an age of misinformation: Register now for Knight Center’s new online course. It’s free!

March 15, 2018

If news headlines and journalism conference panels are any indication, trust and misinformation are huge issues facing journalism and the media industry. And there may be a good reason for it. According to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, media is now the least-trusted institution globally and seven in 10 people “worry about false information or fake […]

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riesgo y seguridad

Risk and security in journalism in Latin America: new free course in Spanish. Register now!

March 3, 2018

For years, Latin America has been one of the most dangerous regions for journalism. In 2017 alone, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), at least eight journalists were murdered in the region for exercising their work, although the organization is investigating at least six more cases. Murder, however, is not the only threat against […]

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Election Coverage in the Digital Age

'Election coverage in the digital age': Sign up now for Knight Center's next free online course in Spanish

February 22, 2018

Latin America is heading to the polls in 2018. More than 350 million voters in the region will elect new presidents this year and that means big coverage plans and long hours for newsrooms across the Americas. But, recent elections in other parts of the world have shown that the expansion of technology also presents new challenges […]

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Amy schmitz Weiss

Journalism scholars from around the globe will convene in Austin in April 2018

January 30, 2018

What is the mindset of journalists in today’s digital newsrooms? How do they approach their work in this complicated era? These questions will be discussed at this year’s ISOJ in April by a group of leading global journalism scholars. “This year’s research program reflects an important moment in the evolution of digital journalism and its […]

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John keefe

Join the revolution in conversational journalism: Register now for ‘Building Bots for Journalism,’ a free online course

January 23, 2018

With so many distribution platforms for news, news companies are looking for ways to reach consumers in more personal and immediate ways. Enter the somewhat unexpected answer: the bot. Bots have been a buzzword for journalists in recent years because of their abilities to reach readers on platforms consumers are already using on a daily […]

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Knight Center year in review: 2017 online courses reach nearly 34,000 students, a record high

January 5, 2018

  In 2017, journalists in Latin America grappled with a growing crisis of freedom of expression. Many risked their lives to tell important stories that may have otherwise gone untold, while others faced threats against themselves and their families. The grave headlines were a somber reminder of why our work at the Knight Center for […]

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Analytics For Journalists

Get to know your audience and learn to measure your success online with new MOOC in Spanish; Register now!

December 15, 2017

The amount of available data around who is visiting your website and what they are reading can be overwhelming. But knowing how to interpret this data can mean the difference between success or failure for your project. Join the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and instructor Iván Adaime, executive vice president for digital […]

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