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Data journalism project on missing women in Mexico wins Microsoft/Knight Center contest for training and funding

A data journalism project investigating thousands of cases of women missing in Mexico won $10,000 in financing and hands-on data visualization training, in a very competitive contest organized in a partnership between Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Register for free Spanish course ‘Diversity in the news and newsrooms’ from the Knight Center and Google News Initiative

The Knight Center is offering a free online course in Spanish, “Diversity in the news and newsrooms,” which runs from Jan. 11 to Feb. 7, 2021. Register today!

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English course ‘Digital investigations for journalists’ is now available in a self-directed version

The course ‘Digital investigations for journalists: How to follow the digital trail of people and entities' now has a self-directed version so video lessons, readings and digital resources are available for free.

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'Journalism in a Pandemic' MOOC now available as self-directed course in 6 languages, including Arabic & Russian

The Knight Center's popular MOOC, "Journalism in a Pandemic: Covering COVID 19 Now and in the Future," is now available as a self-directed course in six languages: Arabic, Russian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

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Self-directed version now available for Portuguese course ‘On the Digital Trail of Public Money’ 

The self-directed version of the course “On the Digital Trail of Public Money: How to monitor federal, state and municipal spending” is now available.

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Self-directed version now available for Portuguese course ‘On the Digital Trail of Public Money’ 

The self-directed version of the course “On the Digital Trail of Public Money: How to monitor federal, state and municipal spending” is now available.

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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. 

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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. 

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Digital investigations: New online course teaches journalists how to follow the digital trail of people and entities

The MOOC will be held from to help journalists obtain the tools necessary to investigate and monitor those behind social media accounts and entities.

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‘Equity & ethics in data journalism’ MOOC is now available as a self-directed course

The four-week course addressed tools and techniques to help journalists tell data stories fairly and ethically, offering a hands-on guide through the process of learning to identify inequity and hidden bias.