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Instructor-Led 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 instructor-led courses, students need to register themselves in the courses and then they gain access to the learning materials and can interact with other students and the instructor(s) while the course is taking place.

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Periodistas y salud mental: cómo cuidarnos y promover una profesión saludable

A lo largo de este curso de cuatro semanas (desde el 24 de octubre hasta el 20 de noviembre) los alumnos podrán aprender cómo ejercer su profesión como periodistas de una manera sostenible, cuidando su salud mental y bienestar emocional.

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Jornalistas e saúde mental: como cuidar de nós mesmos e promover uma profissão saudável

Bem-vindas e bem-vindos ao Curso Online Aberto e Massivo “Jornalistas e saúde mental: como nos cuidar e promover uma profissão saudável”, organizado pelo Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas, com o apoio do Google News Initiative e com a colaboração de The Self-Investigation.

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Información y Elecciones en la Era Digital

Bienvenidos al curso masivo, abierto y en línea “Información y Elecciones en la Era Digital” organizado por el Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas de la Universidad de Texas en Austin, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (UNESCO) y el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD).

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Information and Elections in the Digital Era

During this five-week massive open online course, which will be held from September 19 to October 23, 2022, students will will explore the diverse malpractices, strategies and techniques, which electoral stakeholders face online. 

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Self-Directed Courses

Our self-directed courses are open to anyone and the learning materials from them are available in an ongoing, self-paced way.

Mental health and journalism: How journalists can responsibly report on it and take care of themselves

In this course, you will learn how to take care of their mental health in a stressful industry, as well as how to report on mental health issues with greater accuracy and empathy.

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Como cobrir a crise climática – e combater a desinformação

Este curso irá ajudá-lo/a a cobrir as mudanças climáticas – uma crise global e um jogo político. Discutiremos o que sabemos sobre a ciência que mostra que o aquecimento global é real e uma ameaça, e como identificar e lidar com a desinformação climática. Mais importante, falaremos sobre como escrever sobre um planeta se esquentando de maneira a alcançar seu público e (talvez) até persuadi-lo.

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Cómo cubrir la crisis climática - y combatir la desinformación

Este curso te brindará herramientas para cubrir el tema del cambio climático, una crisis global utilizada como botín político. Hablaremos sobre la ciencia que demuestra que el calentamiento global es una amenaza real. También sobre cómo detectar y combatir la desinformación que acecha la cobertura del cambio climático. Pero quizás más importante, hablaremos sobre cómo puedes escribir de un planeta en ebullición de formas que impacten a tu audiencia y (sólo tal vez) la persuada de esta realidad.

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How to cover the climate crisis — and fight disinformation

In this course, you will learn about climate science and climate journalism, as well as efforts to fight disinformation that tries to undermine climate science.

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Knight Center receives $4 million grant from Knight Foundation as it celebrates 20th anniversary

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas’ Moody College of Communication has just received a $4 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ...

What's next? Some ideas for boosting diversity in journalism in Latin America

The closing session of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism took stock of the ideas discussed during the event and planted the seed for creating a future continental organization to promote the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion in journalism in Latin America. "This is what we wanted to bring up at […]...

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