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Journalism Courses

Webinar “Legal challenges for the protection of freedom of expression in times of COVID-19.”

Experts discuss freedom of expression during COVID-19 during Knight Center, UNESCO and Rapporteur webinar

Edison Lanza, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the IACHR; Ricardo Pérez Manrique, judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Joan Barata, Spanish expert; and Guilherme Canela, head of UNESCO's section on Freedom of Expression and Security of Journalists talked during the webinar “Legal challenges for the protection of freedom of expression in times of COVID-19.”

Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future

Covering COVID-19 now and in the future: Knight Center, UNESCO and WHO launch free online course for journalists. Register now!

To help arm journalists with knowledge and tools to cover the virus and the health, social and financial crises it is causing, the Knight Center is offering the free online course “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future.”

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Free course 'Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age' is now available online

A total 3,877 students from 147 countries and territories registered for the instructor-led version of the Knight Center course, “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age,” which ran from Feb. 3 to March 1, 2020.

Course on freedom of expression for judicial operators in the midst of the pandemic has 'important relevance'

The course "International Legal Framework for freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists," which has already reached almost 10,000 judicial operators in the region, coincides this time with the crisis facing the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will close on April 5.

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Apply for the new Spanish-language course on journalistic coverage with a gender perspective

A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with the International Women’s Media Foundation, will provide strategies and tips for covering different genders and identities.

Journalism class at Universidad Laica Vicente Ricafuerte taking the data journalism and visualization MOOC from the Knight Center. (Photo Gisela Raymond)

Almost 13,000 students enrolled in Knight Center data journalism course in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Students from the United States to Australia, from Colombia to Spain and from Brazil to Angola have taken part in the Knight Center’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered simultaneously in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Improve your investigative reporting with digital tools & techniques in new Knight Center MOOC

Investigative reports take time, preparation and resources, but when they are finally published, they can lead to greater public awareness of an issue, change public policy or even land the corrupt in jail.

New course will show journalists how machine learning can improve their reporting; Register now

In this course, students will get hands-on experience with existing machine learning tools, learn how to get a machine to detect something particular in an image or a video, and begin to sort documents based on content.