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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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