Add mapping skills to your journalist toolkit with new online course from the Knight Center

June 21, 2022

Maps are a powerful visual tool for journalists to analyze geographical data, identify patterns, and make sense of an overwhelming amount of data. We’ll explore their practical application in our new course, “Hands-on Mapping for Journalists: How to use geographical data to improve your stories” which runs for four weeks from July 7 to Aug. 11, 2022. Registration is open now!

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Curso Autodirigido Periodismo Empreendedor

Successful MOOC on entrepreneurial journalism wraps up after reaching 5,500 students; now available as self-directed course

June 14, 2022

Nearly 5,500 students from 59 countries seized the opportunity to learn how to start and sustain their own journalism ventures in a free online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, Ajor and SembraMedia.

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Learn how to capture the world in 3D: Sign up for this free online course on photogrammetry for journalists

June 6, 2022

Learn more about the photogrammetric process and how it can be used for journalism in a new free online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

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Mental Health and Journalism MOOC

Free online course on mental health and journalism: Learn how to take care of yourself and responsibly report on mental health issues

June 2, 2022

News coverage of mental health and journalists’ own well-being have traditionally been overlooked in the journalism industry, despite the fact that media professionals are often witness to incredible tragedy and trauma, deal with hectic schedules, face uncertain futures in the business, and work in unhealthy newsrooms. The COVID-19 pandemic just added more fuel to the […]

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Digital Storytelling for the Next Generation of Latinx Journalists: Apply now for free online course offered by Knight Center and Microsoft

May 31, 2022

To improve representation of Latinx storytellers in the media industries, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and Microsoft are teaming up to offer a free online course for Latinx college and university students in the United States. 

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‘Courses & Resources’ for journalists covering COVID-19: A new project from the Knight Center and UNESCO

May 27, 2022

The COVID-19 Courses & Resources hub features self-directed courses, webinars, briefings and other resources in 13 languages.

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Venezuelan journalists invited to join fact-checking efforts to debunk disinformation around COVID-19

May 16, 2022

Venezuelan journalists are invited to learn how to use the latest tools to fact-check content and debunk disinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, UNESCO and Medianálisis are offering a webinar on the topic for journalists in the South American country on May 17, 2022. Registration is open for the […]

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ISOJ 2023 is April 14 and 15

ISOJ Celebrates a Successful New Hybrid Model and Announces Dates for 2023 Conference

May 10, 2022

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas announces the dates for next year’s 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) as April 14 - 15, 2023. 

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Knight Center expands initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in Latin American newsrooms

April 27, 2022

Nearly 500 students from all Latin American countries recently finished a special online course in Spanish and joined efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and in the content they produce. The course, “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism,” was offered from Feb. 28 to March 27 as […]

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Velocidad Panel at the 15th Coloquio

Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrates 15 years with talks on press freedom, innovation and disinformation

April 8, 2022

The Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrated its 15-year anniversary with a return in person and online. For the last two years, the conference was virtual because of the pandemic.

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