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Journalism Courses

How to cover the climate crisis - and fight disinformation

MOOCs on covering the climate crisis attract more than 3,800 and can now be taken at anytime, from anywhere

A recent multilingual course on covering the climate crisis is now available as a self-directed course after reaching 3,810 students from 151 countries. Check out our self-directed course in English, Spanish or Portuguese, today!

Introduction to Photogrammetry

Learn how to use photogrammetry in journalism with new self-directed course

Nearly 1,000 journalists took our course with instructor Ben Kreimer to learn how photogrammetry enhances reporting by immersing readers and viewers in the story. Now, that massive open online course (MOOC), “Introduction to photogrammetry in journalism: Capturing your world in 3D,” is available as a self-directed course and can be taken at any time, from anywhere in the world, for free.

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Mental health and well-being for journalists: Sign up now for free online course in Spanish and Portuguese

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from Google News Initiative and in collaboration from The Self-Investigation, is offering a free online course to teach journalists how to mind their mental health and emotional well-being, as well as how to promote healthy habits in newsrooms and the industry. “Journalists and mental health: How to take care of ourselves and promote a healthy profession” runs from Oct. 24 to Nov. 20, 2022.

Digital storytelling for the next generation of Latinx journalists

Special online course on digital storytelling for Latinx journalists attracts students from across the U.S. and is now available as a self-directed course

More than 250 Latinx college and university students from the United States registered for a free online course from the Knight Center to help them grow as digital storytellers. This free online course was offered in collaboration with Microsoft, and ran from June 20 to July 17, 2022. It was taught by Amara Aguilar. It is now available as a self-directed course.

Segunda Conference Latinoamericana sobre Diversidad en el Periodismo

Knight Center announces second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism as a virtual event on September 9 - 10

In continuation of its initiatives to help journalists interested in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and journalism in Latin America, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will host the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The DEI program is sponsored by Google News Initiative. Registration for the conference, which will be held virtually and in Spanish, is free.

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'Information and Elections in the Digital Era:' Sign up for Knight Center’s free online course in four languages

To prepare key stakeholders for how new technologies affect information and elections, the Knight Center joined forces with UNESCO and the UNDP to organize a free multilingual online course. Students will learn standards of freedom of expression and will be exposed to recent experiences on how to address disinformation, misinformation, and hate speech that spread during electoral processes.

Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R

Grow your data journalism toolkit with Knight Center course on R programming language

“Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R” runs from Sept. 5 to Oct. 2, 2022 and is taught by Andrew Ba Tran, investigative data reporter for The Washington Post. Registration is now open.

How to cover the climate crisis - and fight disinformation

Learn to cover climate change and combat disinformation in a new Knight Center course. Sign up now. It’s free!

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the free multilingual online course "How to Cover the Climate Crisis — and Fight Disinformation." Over a four-week period, students will learn about climate science and climate journalism, and disinformation efforts targeting them.

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Add mapping skills to your journalist toolkit with new online course from the Knight Center

Maps are a powerful visual tool for journalists to analyze geographical data, identify patterns, and make sense of an overwhelming amount of data. We’ll explore their practical application in our new course, “Hands-on Mapping for Journalists: How to use geographical data to improve your stories” which runs for four weeks from July 7 to Aug. 11, 2022. Registration is open now!

Two banners announcing a course in entrepreneurial journalism in Spanish and in Portuguese

Successful MOOC on entrepreneurial journalism wraps up after reaching 5,500 students; now available as self-directed course

Nearly 5,500 students from 59 countries seized the opportunity to learn how to start and sustain their own journalism ventures in a free online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, Ajor and SembraMedia.