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How journalists can measure and engage with their audiences: Sign up now for Knight Center’s new online course

June 17, 2019

Register today for “Knowing your audience: strategies for increasing the reach and engagement of your journalism,” and join instructor Amanda Zamora, chief audience officer for The Texas Tribune, for this four-week course that runs from July 15 to Aug. 11, 2019.

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'Product Management for Newsroom Leaders:' Sign up now for Knight Center's new online course on 'product thinking'

April 18, 2019

In the wake of "Product Management for Journalists," which we offered in November 2017 to introduce the topic, the Knight Center is now offering the new four-week online course “Product Management for Newsroom Leaders,” which runs from April 29 to May 26, 2019.

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Navigating Misinformation

Learn how to identify and verify what you see on the web: Sign up for free online course 'Navigating Misinformation'

March 11, 2019

The new massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and First Draft’s Claire Wardle will arm you with the tools and skills necessary to verify online content and use it ethically in professional, published reports.

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Learn to see the other in the age of selfie: Sign up for free online course on documentary photography

February 28, 2019

The latest course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will show how to get out of selfie mode to tell other people’s stories through documentary photography. The free online course “Visual Journalism: Looking at the other in the age of selfie” will be taught by celebrated and award-winning photographer João Pina from March 4 to 31, 2019.

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Mobile Journalism: How to use your phone to produce great videos and build a social audience

How to Use Your Phone to Produce Great Videos & Build a Social Audience: Sign up for MOOC on mobile journalism

January 23, 2019

The massive open online course (MOOC), “Mobile Journalism: How to Use Your Phone to Produce Great Videos and Build a Social Audience” runs from Feb. 4 to March 3, 2019. Register now!

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News Algorithms: The Impact of Automation and AI on Journalism

News Algorithms: Sign up now for this free online course, learn about the impact of AI and automation on journalism

January 14, 2019

In the Knight Center’s upcoming free online course, students will learn about how news media are using algorithms, automation and AI to do journalism and how they can apply these tools in their own work.

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In six years, 164,000 people from 200 countries participated in Knight Center's online courses in journalism

December 4, 2018

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its program of massive online courses in journalism that has an unparalleled reach around the world. Since 2012, 164,540 students from 200 countries and territories participated in our 60 courses offered in two modalities: 51 were Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and nine were Big Online Courses (BOCs). Each MOOC reaches a few thousand students and is free and each BOC reaches a few hundred and has a low cost.

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Applications open for new online course about freedom of expression for Ibero-American judicial operators

December 4, 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin are pleased to announce that applications are open for the course "International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists."

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Fact-checking and data journalism

Fact-checking and data journalism: register now for our free online course with Laura Zommer

November 2, 2018

With media today, identifying fact from fiction can be a challenge. Yet, it’s in this same environment that fact-checking organizations have sprouted and continue to grow around the globe.

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How to cover artificial intelligence and understand its impact on journalism: MOOC in Portuguese, in partnership with Microsoft

October 24, 2018

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning. These are some terms that are in high demand in many professional fields, but which are not yet familiar to many in news media. The next massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center, conducted in partnership with Microsoft, will familiarize students with the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it affects the news industry.

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