Gary Kebbel

Mobile Reporting: Apply now for Knight Center’s online course on how smartphones can help reporters’ job

March 26, 2013

The smartphone has become a necessary tool for today’s journalist. It allows reporters to gather audio, video, photos and be able to curate and distribute news while on the go. Find out how to make the most of your smartphone for newsgathering and reporting in a four-week online course offered in English by The Knight […]

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Liz Bennett Marsh

Knight Center offers course "The Making of a Great Radio Producer;" Apply now

March 11, 2013

Radio journalism continues to be a crucial tool in reaching and informing communities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and in order to thrive in a competitive environment, the effective radio producer must learn to remain innovative and relevant. The Association of the Caribbean Media Workers, in collaboration with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, […]

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Knight Center MOOC

Knight Center concludes MOOC on infographics with 5,000 participants, its largest class to date

March 7, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas concluded this week its largest class to date: The second edition of its first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with instructor Alberto Cairo. The MOOC attracted more than 5,000 participants from 138 countries in its second iteration (the first edition of the […]

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Lise Olsen

Knight Center offers investigative journalism webinar in Spanish

February 24, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will offer on Monday, Mar. 4 the two-hour webinar in Spanish, “Getting the Dirt – Investigative Journalism Techniques." Click here to register. The instructor of the webinar is Houston Chronicle reporter Lise Olsen, who has 20 years of experience as an investigative journalist and computer-assisted reporting specialist. She has […]

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Knight Center offers first MOOC in Spanish, "How to Improve Electoral Coverage"; Register now

February 20, 2013

Registration is now open for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Spanish, "How to Improve Electoral Coverage," with renowned Colombian journalist and electoral coverage expert María Teresa Ronderos. The six-week course will be free of cost and will take place from March 8 to April 19, 2013. Just like […]

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Robert Hernandez

Knight Center offers webinar 'Mobile+Journalism' in Spanish

February 5, 2013

Today, reporters must work and publish across multiple platforms ranging from the website to the smartphone. The mobile device is one of those new platforms that reporters must use for newsgathering and reporting. Do you know the latest tools and techniques for using your mobile phone effectively as a reporter? You can find out how […]

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Kayode James

Applications now being accepted for online course on ethics for journalists

January 31, 2013

In today’s complex media landscape, ethical issues abound. Do you have a solid framework to know how to make the next ethical decision in your newsroom? Learn about the tools and techniques necessary to having a sound ethical strategy by applying for a three-week course in English on "An Introduction to Ethics," taught by instructor […]

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Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers

Knight Center hosts online course series with Association of Caribbean Media Workers

January 24, 2013

In the next few months, the Knight Center will be hosting in collaboration with the Association of Caribbean Media Workers, three online courses for journalists on feature writing, ethics and news radio production. All three online courses will be offered in English and taught by expert journalists from the Caribbean. The first course, "Feature Writing," will […]

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Alberto Cairo

Students of Knight Center's first MOOC point to growing interest in infographics around the world

January 12, 2013

When the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas launched last October the first Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) in journalism, “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” with Instructor Alberto Cairo, it was also the first time the Knight Center invited people from every occupation and from all over the world to participate in its Distance Learning […]

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Knight Center MOOC

Knight Center closes registration for its second MOOC after reaching its 5,000-student limit

January 2, 2013

Registration for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ second Massive Online Open Course (or MOOC) has closed after reaching its 5,000-participant cap on Dec. 31. The six-week course in English will start on Jan. 12 and end on Feb. 23. The Knight Center more than doubled its student capacity for this second course, which […]

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