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Knight Center’s MOOC program, an innovative way to teach journalism skills in a massive, world-wide scale

August 15, 2013

  More than 2,300 people from over 120 countries will start this Monday, Aug. 12 a five-week online course to learn the basic skills of data-driven journalism thanks to the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' innovative Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) program, which has already reached more than 15,000 people from five continents since the initiative […]

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Alberto Cairo

The role of infographics in the age of big data: Knight Center offers webinar in Spanish with Alberto Cairo

August 6, 2013

Learn about some of the tendencies that will dominate the discussion surrounding infographics and data visualization in the next few years with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ next webinar in Spanish, "An Insightful Art: the Role of Infographics and Visualization in the Age of Big Data," with instructor Alberto Cairo. Registration is now […]

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Team of experts to teach Knight Center's new MOOC "Data-Driven Journalism: The Basics;" Register now

July 18, 2013

Watch below two videos with a brief description of the course and an introduction to the instructors. In its latest effort to push the boundaries of massive online training in journalism, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has brought together five experts, including practitioners from The New York Times, ProPublica, NPR and the Houston Chronicle, to […]

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María José Santos

Nearly 4,000 students in 62 countries participate in Knight Center’s MOOC "Introduction to Data Journalism"

June 27, 2013

“Introduction to Data Journalism," the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' second Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in Spanish, came to an end last Friday after a one-week extension. The course, which attracted almost 4,000 students from over 60 countries, was characterized by high participation across all its platforms and generated so much interest that […]

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Paul Alonso

Applications now being accepted for online course on critical journalism and creative storytelling

June 19, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a five-week online course in July in Spanish, entitled “Critical journalism in times of entertainment and spectacle,” and will be taught by Peruvian journalist and Peruvian writer Paul Alonso. The course will be offered from July 22 through August 25. The goal of the course is […]

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Knight Center’s MOOC "How to Improve Electoral Coverage" ends with excellent reviews, new projects

May 20, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in Spanish came to an end recently with excellent reviews and several projects to cover elections around the world. “How to Improve Electoral Coverage” had 1,772 students from 45 countries. The course's instructor was award-winning Colombian journalist and electoral coverage expert María […]

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Screenshot of our Google Analytics map during the first hours of the MOOC “Introduction to Data Journalism"

Knight Center's MOOC "Introduction to Data Journalism" starts with 3,000 students and high participation

May 13, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' second Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in Spanish, “Introduction to Data Journalism," began on Monday, May 13 with more than 3,000 students and high participation. Registration to the course is still open. Brief moments after its official launch, several students from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula had […]

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Sandra Crucianelli

"Introduction to Data Journalism": Register now for Knight Center's new MOOC in Spanish

April 15, 2013

After the success of its first three Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs), the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will offer a fourth course, "Introduction to Data Journalism," with journalist Sandra Crucianelli, an expert in the field. Click here to register. The five-week course will be free of cost and will take place from May 13 […]

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Gary Kebbel

Mobile Reporting: Apply now for Knight Center’s online course on how smartphones can help reporters’ job

March 26, 2013

The smartphone has become a necessary tool for today’s journalist. It allows reporters to gather audio, video, photos and be able to curate and distribute news while on the go. Find out how to make the most of your smartphone for newsgathering and reporting in a four-week online course offered in English by The Knight […]

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Liz Bennett Marsh

Knight Center offers course "The Making of a Great Radio Producer;" Apply now

March 11, 2013

Radio journalism continues to be a crucial tool in reaching and informing communities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and in order to thrive in a competitive environment, the effective radio producer must learn to remain innovative and relevant. The Association of the Caribbean Media Workers, in collaboration with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, […]

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