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August 17, 2023

Knight Center to offer free online course on using ChatGPT in the newsroom; Registration opens in September

Join the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas for a free online course that will explore how generative artificial intelligence (AI), like ChatGPT, has and will impact journalism.

“How to use ChatGPT and other generative AI tools in your newsroom” will run from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22, 2023. Registration opens on Sept. 4, so keep an eye on JournalismCourses.org for more information next month.

This massive open online course (MOOC) will be offered simultaneously in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

How to use ChatGPT in newsroom MOOC

The leading instructors are Aimee Rinehart, senior product manager of AI strategy for the Associated Press’ Local News AI initiative, and Sil Hamilton, a machine learning engineer and AI researcher-in-residence at the journalism organization Hacks/Hackers.

This MOOC follows the successful webinar “Generative AI: What journalists need to know about ChatGPT and other tools” that was held on Aug. 17 in English, with simultaneous interpretation to Spanish and Portuguese.

More than 4,500 people registered for the webinar, which was moderated by Marc Lavallee, director of technology product and strategy for journalism at Knight Foundation, and counted on Rinehart and Hamilton as panelists.

Click to view the hour-long webinar in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

And be sure to watch for the opening of registration for our free online course on Sept. 4!