Knight Center concludes math for journalists course

January 2, 2011

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has concluded its popular course, Mathematics for Journalists, taught in Spanish. The course started Jan. 17 and ended Feb. 20. The five-week course was taught by instructor Sandra Crucianelli of Argentina. Crucianelli has received national and international recognition for her reporting and teaching and is a specialist in precision […]

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New Knight Center webinar focuses on computer assisted reporting

December 1, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has held its first offering of “An Introduction to Computer Assisted Reporting,” (CAR) a webinar taught by Brazilian digital news media pioneer José Roberto de Toledo. This free, two-hour webinar was held on Dec. 13, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. CST (Austin time). Journalists from Latin America […]

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UNESCO and Knight Center wrap up pilot training program for African journalism professors

November 19, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has concluded an online course as part of an agreement with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to help journalism professors in Africa with training on digital media. The course “Teaching Online Journalism” was taught, entirely on the Internet, by Prof. Mindy McAdams, the Knight Chair in Journalism Technologies […]

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Knight Center concludes online course on Hyperlocal Journalism

November 15, 2010

A new generation of "hyperlocal" websites is filling the void left by the decrease in news agencies and the crisis of the press. This is why the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas offered its first version of the online course "Hyperlocal Journalism" in Spanish from Oct. 17-Nov. 12, 2010. Thirty five journalists from […]

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Knight Center completes second edition of the webinar “How to Write for the Web”

November 4, 2010

Nearly 100 journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean have completed the second offering of the webinar “How to Write for the Web,” taught in Spanish by Guillermo Franco, author of a book by the same name. That book, “How to Write for the Web”, has been one of the most popular e-books offered by the […]

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Popular search engine optimization webinar attracts 86 journalists

October 25, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ second offering of the popular webinar “Search Engine Optimization Strategies for Journalists” attracted 86 journalists on Oct. 23. The two-hour webinar was conducted by Hiram Enriquez. The webinar addressed the core benefits of SEO for digital journalists, such as attracting the correct audience, bringing in readers from search engines and […]

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Knight Center concludes popular online Spanish course “Digital Media Product Development"

October 19, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has concluded its online Spanish-language course “Digital Media Product Development,” a popular class that was held for the third time from Nov. 14–Dec. 17, 2010. The course was taught by veteran journalist Hiram Enriquez, who currently works for Univision Interactive Media. When “Digital Media Product Development" was first […]

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Dr. Amy Schmitz Weiss' avatar in Second Life at the entrance to the virtual training center

Knight Center tests the use of Second Life in journalism training

October 14, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' innovative distance learning program already allows journalists to learn new reporting techniques from afar, but in its most recent course for the first time students interacted with each other and the instructor “face-to-face” through the virtual world platform Second Life. In the recently finished class “Mathematics for Journalists,” the Knight […]

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Knight Center completes online course on Ethics in Journalism for a Digital Age

October 12, 2010

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas hosted the online course "Journalism Ethics for a Digital Age,” from Nov. 8 to Dec. 4, 2010. The four-week course, conducted by Professor Edward Wasserman, was for reporters and editors from Latin America and the Caribbean who speak, write, and read English at the intermediate level. The course was designed […]

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Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers

Training program for Caribbean journalists emphasizes digital media

October 5, 2010

Journalists representing a variety of Caribbean media from 10 countries attended a special program offered by the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) in conjunction with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The month-long program in September focused on several topics, including the use of digital media, reporting on Information Communication Technologies, ethics for journalists in […]

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