Self-Directed Courses

The Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program offers two kinds of training: Instructor-led 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.

Couverture du vaccin contre le COVID-19 : Ce que les journalistes doivent savoir

Instructor(s): Maryn McKenna (FR)

* Language: French
* Assistant Instructor: Yves Sciama 
Dans ce cours, vous allez apprendre à améliorer votre couverture des vaccins contre le COVID-19. Vous entendrez des journalistes scientifiques éminents et des experts médicaux, qui discuteront l'efficacité des différentes formules de vaccins, analyseront la distribution des vaccins, partageront leurs idées pour contrer la désinformation et la mésinformation en couvrant les vaccins, et bien d'autres choses.

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Covering the COVID-19 vaccine: What journalists need to know

Instructor(s): Maryn McKenna (EN)

In this course, you’ll learn how to improve your coverage of COVID-19 and the vaccines. You’ll hear from leading science journalists and medical experts who will discuss the efficacy of different vaccine formulas, analyze the distribution of vaccines, share tips for dispelling disinformation and misinformation when covering the vaccines, and much more.

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Newsletter strategies for journalists: How to create, grow & monetize newsletters

Instructor(s): Joseph Lichterman Emily Roseman Caroline Porter

In this course, you learn the fundamental skills required to launch and maintain a newsletter through a standard product life cycle and how a newsletter can fit into your work product and serve your audience. You also learn about how to optimize your newsletter for the long haul and more.

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Momarundu’ỹ oikóva ha oiko’ỹva jehecha añetépa COVID-19 aja América Latina ha el Caribe-pe

Instructor(s): Cristina Tardáguila (Guaraníme)

Centro knight, UNESCO ñeipytyvõme irundy arapokõindy jave oroguata mbo’esyry maranduhárakuéra ha oikuaakávape ḡuarã, ohekáva tojehecha apañuai oiko’ỹvare ha ome’ẽvo tembiporu dáto jehechápe ḡuarã COVID-19 rehegua, oroguatáva Cristina Tardáguila.

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Desinformação e fact-checking em tempos de COVID-19 na América Latina e no Caribe

Instructor(s): Cristina Tardáguila (PT)

Este curso autodirigido, oferecido pelo Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas em parceria com a UNESCO, visa abordar o problema da desinformação e oferecer ferramentas para verificação de dados no contexto da pandemia de COVID-19.

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Desinformación y fact-checking en tiempos de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe

Instructor(s): Cristina Tardáguila (SP)

Curso autodirigido de cuatro semanas del Centro Knight en asociación con la UNESCO, destinado a periodistas y comunicadores en general, que busca abordar el problema de la desinformación y ofrecer herramientas para la verificación de datos en el contexto de la pandemia de COVID-19 impartido por la instructora Cristina Tardáguila.

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Diversidad en las noticias y en las salas de redacción

Instructor(s): Marco Avilés

Curso de cuatro semanas impartido por el Centro Knight en alianza con Google News Initiative que explora las posibilidades que traen la diversificación y el antirracismo en la industria periodística, de qué manera puede transformar la profesión al democratizar al periodismo desde dentro y ayudando a construir vínculos con las audiencias.

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Online Harassment: Strategies for Journalists’ Defense

Instructor(s): Arzu Geybulla Catherine Gicheru Ela Stapley Myra Abdallah

In this course, you learn about online privacy and how to better protect yourself while working as a journalist. You also learn about the global context of online harassment nowadays and hear from some current female journalists who will speak about the strategies they have used to deal with it and more.

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The Power of Digital Audio Storytelling: From Podcasts to Voice Assistants

Instructor(s): Tamar Charney

In this course, you explore why one of the oldest storytelling forms is having a renaissance thanks to technological change and understand the fundamental elements of audio storytelling. Also, you learn how technological innovation has changed the business of audio storytelling and effective ways of developing distribution plans.

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Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities

Instructor(s): Craig Silverman Brandy Zadrozny Jane Lytvynenko Johanna Wild

In this course, you explore the fundamentals of digital investigation by looking into key digital assets more critically when you develop your stories based on social media profiles, websites, and images. Also, you learn how to bring all of these elements together to make connections and generate better insights for your authentic reporting.

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