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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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Knight Center’s new MOOC on data journalism focuses on getting your data right, with equity and ethics. Sign up now!

May 27, 2020

The Knight Center, with support from the Knight Foundation, is offering the MOOC, “Equity and Ethics in Data Journalism: Hands-on Approaches to Getting Your Data Right,” taught by data expert Heather Krause.

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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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introduction to R

Learning materials for popular online course on programming language R are now available

September 26, 2018

An online course on the complex programming language R recently ended with more than 3,300 registered students from 131 countries and all instructional materials for the course are now available. The materials are available to the general public and will act as an ongoing resource for those who are interested in learning more about R.

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Mapping

Students from 118 countries enroll in new mapping and GIS course from Knight Center; Still time to register

August 31, 2018

Almost 2,000 students from 118 countries registered for the new Knight Center course, “Introduction to Mapping and GIS for Journalists.”

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MOOC on podcasting starts with more than 2,500 students from 112 countries; Still time to sign up for this free online course

August 24, 2018

More than 2,500 people from 112 countries have signed up for the Knight Center’s latest MOOC, “Listen! How to launch and grow a hit podcast.”

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Learn how to turn data into great maps & improve your storytelling using GIS in new Knight Center MOOC

August 7, 2018

When done well, maps can help journalists reveal and explain trends and patterns they’ve discovered through reporting.

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Almost 13,000 students enrolled in Knight Center data journalism course in English, Spanish and Portuguese

December 20, 2019

Students from the United States to Australia, from Colombia to Spain and from Brazil to Angola have taken part in the Knight Center’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered simultaneously in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Data Journalism Instructors

Learn to do data journalism and visualization using free tools in new trilingual MOOC; Register now

October 3, 2019

In its biggest and most thorough massive open online course (MOOC) to date, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has teamed up with nine experts to teach students how to produce compelling stories using data and visualization.

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