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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

October 19, 2020

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. 

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How to monitor public spending in Brazil: Register for new Knight Center course

August 25, 2020

In four weeks, participants of this free course will learn how public budgeting works and how to identify potential cases of taxpayer money misuse.

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With more than 5,400 people from 152 countries, digital investigations course for journalists enters 2nd week and still accepts new students

October 14, 2020

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities,” is in its second week and has attracted more than 5,400 students from more than 152 countries. News students are welcome and will still have plenty of time to catch up with the rest of […]

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‘The Power of Digital Audio Storytelling:’ Sign up for free online course for journalists on podcasts and voice assistants

October 5, 2020

“Approximately 169 million Americans listened to online audio in the last week, spending an average of over 15 hours doing so,” according to the 2020 Infinite Dial report. Additionally, more than six in 10 people in the U.S. use some kind of voice assistant technology. And this is not an American phenomenon. It’s happening 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!

November 13, 2020

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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Digital investigations: New online course teaches journalists how to follow the digital trail of people and entities

September 9, 2020

The MOOC will be held from Oct. 5 to Nov. 1 to help journalists obtain the tools necessary to investigate and monitor those behind social media accounts and entities. 

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‘Equity & ethics in data journalism’ MOOC is now available as a self-directed course

September 8, 2020

The four-week course addressed tools and techniques to help journalists tell data stories fairly and ethically, offering a hands-on guide through the process of learning to identify inequity and hidden bias.

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New online course in Spanish helps journalists improve coverage of migrations in Latin America and the Caribbean

August 5, 2020

Free course tto help journalists understand the complexity and sensitivity of the migration phenomenon and improve their coverage, avoiding stereotypes, stigmas or labels.

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MOOC “Journalism in a Pandemic” is relaunched as a self-directed course on Knight Center’s new website

July 31, 2020

The course content was compiled and reorganized as a self-directed online course that has just been published on the Knight Center’s newly created website JournalismCourses.org.

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“Beyond shiny gadgets”: New online course in Spanish on how to cover internet and technology

July 2, 2020

Registration is now open for this free course, which will be held from July 27 to August 23. The course will consist of videos and lectures, and will include interviews experts and journalists who will provide additional context and insights.

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