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ISOJ 2023 is April 14 and 15

ISOJ Celebrates a Successful New Hybrid Model and Announces Dates for 2023 Conference

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas announces the dates for next year’s 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) as April 14 - 15, 2023. 

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Setbacks and victories in press freedom, plus lessons from innovative projects in Latin America: A look back at the most important stories of 2021

As we finish 2021 and enter a new year, the LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) team takes our annual look at the most interesting and important stories we covered this year.

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Science journalism course in Portuguese now available to be taken anytime, from anywhere in the world

“Science Journalism: From pandemic to climate crisis, how to improve science coverage,” is now available as a self-directed course on the Knight Center’s online learning platform, JournalismCourses.org.

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Brazilian version of KSJ’s handbook on science journalism editing is now available for free download from Knight Center

A new resource is available to Portuguese speaking journalists and editors seeking guidance on how to cover and question scientific topics. The Science Editing Handbook, originally published in English by the MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program, is now available in a Brazilian edition, translated and adapted by a group of science journalists.

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Brazilian edition of science editing handbook for journalists will be launched during webinar

Brazilian journalists will now have an important resource for reporting and editing science journalism. On Friday, Nov. 5, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Serrapilheira Institute, of Brazil, will publish the Portuguese translation of the KSJ Science Editing Handbook during a special webinar.

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'Journalism in Times of Polarization and Disinformation in Latin America:' Sign up for free webinar in English, Spanish and Portuguese

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin will host a webinar on polarization, disinformation and the role of the press in protecting democracy and freedom of expression in the region.

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Massively popular product strategies course now available in self-directed version to take in English, Spanish or Portuguese

“Product Strategies for Journalism: How to align editorial, audience, business and technology” is available as a self-directed course in English, Spanish and Portuguese on the JournalismCourses.org online learning platform!

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Learn to tell stories on podcasts, voice assistants, social audio and more: Register for audio storytelling course for journalists

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a new online course on the fundamentals of audio storytelling, from finding a focus, to writing and interviewing, to voice performance.

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Science Journalism: Take this free online course in Portuguese to learn how to improve your coverage of the pandemic, climate crisis and much more

The Knight Center and the Brazilian Serrapilheira Institute are teaming up to offer a free online course in Portuguese, “Science Journalism: From pandemic to climate crisis, how to improve science coverage.” 

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Data journalism self-directed course in Spanish now available after MOOC reaches thousands of journalists around the world

“Introduction to data journalism: How to find and process large volumes of information” is now available to take for free, at any time, as a self-directed course on the JournalismCourses.org online platform.