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Knight Center concludes new online course in Portuguese for professors, 'Journalism 2.0'

May 3, 2010

When Magnolia Santos saw an ad about the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ new course on online journalism for instructors, she knew she wanted to participate. As the coordinator for the news agency Agência de Notícias Ciênci@lagoas, Santos said, she works with an inexperienced team in need of digital training. “I’m passing along […]

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Brazilian professors take Knight Center online course, 'Journalism 2.0'

April 5, 2010

Brazilian journalist and professor Carlos Castilho knows that in today’s Information Age, journalism instructors often feel pressured from students born in a digital era, and from academic structures that many times are pre-digital. As such, Castilho is teaching the Knight Center for Journalism in the America’s new online course, “Journalism 2.0 for Instructors,” which he […]

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Knight Center wraps up online Portuguese course, 'Introduction to Computer Assisted Reporting'

March 15, 2010

Journalists need to learn to consider the computer as their best friend, and the Introduction to Computer Assisted Reporting course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is designed to do just that. The computer is the “fundamental tool to obtain information, analyze it, store it in a way to be able to […]

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Online course uses for the first time new book, 'Digital Tools for Journalists'

March 1, 2010

One hundred journalists from 17 countries recently completed the latest version of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas online course, “Digital Tools for Journalists.” For the first time the course, which ended Feb. 21, 2010, was based on the new book, "Digital Tools for Journalists," written by Argentine journalist Sandra Crucianelli. Already the […]

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New 'Digital Media Product Development' course reaches journalists in 17 countries

February 22, 2010

A record 450 journalists applied for the new online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, “Digital Media Project Development,” which got underway Monday, Feb. 22. “It is a sign that people in the most traditional fields of journalism are starting to embrace the changes that our field is going through based […]

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Knight Center online course in Spanish: 'Covering Drug Trafficking' began March 8

February 4, 2010

Colombian journalist Álvaro Sierra believes the media today are not doing an adequate job covering the illegal drug trade. Reporters often treat it as a local police problem, rather than the complex global, social and economic phenomenon it is, he said. “The media’s narrative about drugs is heavily influenced by the official narrative, which is […]

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Journalists can apply for online course in Spanish 'Electoral Coverage and Democracy'

January 8, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will offer 'Electoral Coverage and Democracy,' from Feb. 1–March 7, 2010. Spanish-speaking journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean can apply online until Jan. 17. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin will offer as part of its spring […]

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Students finish new online course in Spanish on digital tools for journalists

January 8, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin offered a new Spanish-language online course "Digital Tools for Journalists" by Sandra Crucianelli. Journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean could apply until Dec. 22, and the selected group attended the course from Jan. 11 to Feb. 21, 2010. Crucianelli, […]

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Knight Center Concludes Online Course in Spanish: Covering Elections

June 5, 2006

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has concluded its latest online course for Latin American journalists, Electoral Coverage and Democracy. The instructor, María Teresa Ronderos, is an internationally recognized Colombian journalist with a specialty in political science. The six-week course began June 27 and ended Aug. 7, 2006. The class was free of charge […]

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