Self-Directed Courses

The Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program offers two kinds of training: Instructor-directed courses that are available during a specific time-frame (usually four to six weeks) and self-directed courses. For the self-directed courses, they are open to anyone and the learning materials from them are available in an ongoing, self-paced way.


Periodismo de internet y tecnología: cómo cubrir sus impactos más allá de los gadgets

Instructor(s): Natalia Zuazo

En este curso encontrará recursos para contar historias del amplio universo que hoy abarcan las tecnologías e internet. También profundiza sobre las dimensiones del periodismo de tecnología, el contexto de las historias, la necesidad de las explicaciones técnicas, legales y de los impactos políticos y sociales de las historias.

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LIBEX 2020

Marco Jurídico Internacional de la libertad de expresión, acceso a la información pública y protección de periodistas

Curso diseñado para operadores de los sistemas de justicia de Iberoamérica, coorganizado por la UNESCO y la Relatoría Especial para la Libertad de Expresión de la CIDH con la coordinación del Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas de la Universidad de Texas en Austin.

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Equity & ethics in data journalism: Hands-on approaches to getting your data right

Instructor(s): Heather Krause

In this course, you explore the practical and conceptual foundations of embedding equity and ethics in data journalism stories. Also, you will learn tools to help embed a sense of equity in the way you communicate and visualize your data journalism story.

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Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future

Instructor(s): Maryn McKenna

Produced in collaboration with the W.H.O., UNESCO and UNDP, this self-directed course helps journalists to improve their coverage of the pandemic. It's also offered in French, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Journalisme en temps de pandémie : couvrir le COVID-19 aujourd’hui et dans l’avenir

Instructor(s): Maryn McKenna (FR)

Dans ce cours, vous découvrirez l'impact social de la pandémie de COVID-19. À la fin du cours, vous aurez appris l'histoire, l'état actuel et l'espoir de traitements pour COVID-19 et plus encore.

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Investigative reporting in the digital age

Instructor(s): Lise Olsen Alejandra Xanic Lee Zurik Denise Malan

Learn how to use the latest digital tools for organizing collaborations, for digging deeper with digital tools, for tapping crowdsourcing to investigate and for tackling seemingly impossible stories and more.

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Data Journalism and Visualization with Free Tools

Instructor(s): Alberto Cairo Simon Rogers Marco Túlio Pires Jan Diehm Minhaz Kazi Dale Markowitz Duncan Clark Katherine Riley Debra Anderson 

Learn about an array of free tools that can help improve your work in data journalism and visualization. You will have learned how to find and get data, prepare data, find stories in data, visualize data and more.

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Introdução ao jornalismo de dados: Como entrevistar dados para reportagens investigativas

Instructor(s): Adriano Belisário Álvaro Justen Natália Mazotte Rodrigo Menegat

Esta página de recursos apresenta conteúdo do MOOC “Introdução ao jornalismo de dados: Como entrevistar dados para reportagens investigativas”,

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Visual Journalism: Looking at the other in the age of selfie

Instructor(s): João Pina 

This resource page features course content from the Knight Center for Journalism in the America's massive open online course. The course materials build off each other, but the videos and readings also act as standalone resources that you can return to over time.

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Navigating Misinformation

Navigating Misinformation: How to identify and verify what you see on the web

Instructor(s): Claire Wardle Aimee Rinehart 

Learn how to identify and verify online content, and about responsible reporting in an age of disinformation. These skills will be relevant whether you’re working in a newsroom or are simply a conscientious digital citizen.

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