Journalists can apply now for Knight Center online course "Narrative Journalism in the Internet Era"

March 24, 2012

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering its new online course, "Narrative Journalism in the Internet Era," from April 16 to May 20, 2012. Organized by journalist Paul Alonso, the five-week Spanish-language course includes weekly instruction led by renowned writers such as Maria Teresa Ronderos, Daniel Santoro, Julio Villanueva, Esther Vargas, and […]

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Course teaches journalists in a virtual world how to cover disasters and crises in the real world

January 28, 2012

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is collaborating with the Virtual Journalism Learning Center (VJLC) to offer a free course in Spanish on “How to Cover Natural Disasters and Crises,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9:30 a.m. (PST) – 12:00 p.m (PST). The training session is conducted entirely in VJLC’s virtual facility in Second Life. […]

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Strategies for journalists covering areas of risk in Mexico – Apply now for new course online

January 24, 2012

Many journalists across Mexico face a variety of daily threats and dangers. How can they do their job as effectively and safely as possible in the challenging and hostile environment created by the drug wars? To respond to these difficult situations, the recently created North American chapter of the International News Safety Institute (INSI) is offering its first […]

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Learn about infographics and visualization of information with Knight Center course

January 6, 2012

Are you looking to have a better understanding of graphics and how to visualize information? The Knight Center has a course for you. The course, “Introduction to Infographics and Visualization for Journalists,” will be taught in Spanish beginning January 30 and ending March 11, 2012 through the distance learning platform of the Knight Center for […]

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Thousands of Latin American and Caribbean journalists benefit from Knight Center programs in 2011

December 27, 2011

Online courses and webinars, workshops, conferences, e-books, a news blog and direct assistance to journalists' organizations have been offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas during 2011. Thousands of journalists from all Latin American countries and most of the Caribbean have benefited from this wide variety of programs. The Knight Center's activities […]

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Start the New Year by learning about how to use social media in the newsroom

December 15, 2011

Social media has become a crucial element in the journalist’s daily work today. Do you know how to set up an account? How do you maximize your time when using social media? How can you engage with the community through social media channels? Robert Quigley can help journalists answer these questions and more with his […]

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Second webinar teaches journalists how to stay safe when covering violence in Mexico

December 6, 2011

Due to a great demand for the first webinar scheduled to Friday, Dec. 9, another webinar has been organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, the Mexican journalists network Red de Periodistas de a Pie, and the International Center for Journalists on "Strategies to Reduce Risks When Covering Organized Crime and Violence." The second […]

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Knight Center webinar teaches journalists how to start a successful entrepreneurial project

November 22, 2011

Interested in starting an entrepreneurial journalism project or news venture in your newsroom? Sign up now for the latest webinar from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The online seminar, "Seven Steps to Creating a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Journalism Project," will be offered in English at 9:30 a.m. (Austin time) on Tuesday, Dec. 6th. Registration for the English-language […]

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Knight Center webinar teaches journalists how to use spreadsheets to report high-impact stories

November 11, 2011

Interested in using spreadsheets and data downloaded from the Internet in your reporting? Sign up now for the latest webinar from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The online seminar, "Using Spreadsheets to do High-Impact Stories," will be offered in Spanish at 10 a.m. (Austin time) on Tuesday, Nov. 15. During the webinar, taught by Lise Olsen, an investigative […]

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New Knight Center online course in English aims at improving reporters' social media skills

October 9, 2011

Journalists today have unprecedented access to the communities they cover. Savvy journalists use a growing kit of tools and techniques to take advantage of this situation. To help others connect with the reporting potential behind these new technologies the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a new course in English, "Social Media Optimization," on […]

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