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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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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intro to mapping

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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Como Desbancar Fake News

How to debunk ‘fake news’ and never call it by that name again. New free online course in Portuguese from the Knight Center.

July 26, 2018

Journalists are bombarded with a huge amount of digital content that needs to be checked before it becomes news. To help with this task, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) of Brazil, with the support of the Google News Initiative, launch the massive online course in Portuguese "How to debunk ‘fake news’ - and never call it by that name again.”

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Listen up! How to launch and grow a hit podcast. Sign up now for the Knight Center’s new free online course

July 26, 2018

Through unique personalities and the power of audio, podcasts afford journalists the chance to form close relationships with their audiences, an opportunity no one in media can afford to miss.

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Learn how to find great stories in data: register now for free online course 'Intro to R for Journalists'

June 21, 2018

If you’re a journalist who works with data, chances are good that at some point you’ve looked for a better way to search through, analyze and present the numbers that support your reporting.

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Learn data visualization from Alberto Cairo. Sign up for Knight Center's free online course powered by Google

Learn data visualization from Alberto Cairo. Sign up for Knight Center's free online course powered by Google

May 24, 2018

We are in the era of data, which holds seemingly limitless opportunities for finding and telling important stories. But sorting through huge amounts of information, making sense of the numbers and statistics, and finding a way to communicate that data in an easily comprehensible manner is not easy if you do not know where to start. […]

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Como cobrir eleições sem erros - curso online gratuito em português oferecido pela ANJ e Centro Knight com suporte do Google

How to cover elections without error: free online course in Portuguese offered by ANJ and Knight Center with Google support

May 10, 2018

More than 140 million Brazilians go to the polls this year to elect their representatives. Journalists who know how to analyze candidate’s data and election results and public opinion polls, and who can perceive what is of interest among voters, will lead electoral coverage. To help with this challenge, the Knight Center for Journalism in […]

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Trust and verification in an age of misinformation: Register now for Knight Center’s new online course. It’s free!

March 15, 2018

If news headlines and journalism conference panels are any indication, trust and misinformation are huge issues facing journalism and the media industry. And there may be a good reason for it. According to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, media is now the least-trusted institution globally and seven in 10 people “worry about false information or fake […]

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