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.
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.
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.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and four instructors from Brazil’s School of Data are joining forces to bring you the online course in Portuguese “Introduction to data journalism: How to interview data for investigative reports.”
This was the second course on product management offered by the Knight Center. The first, a massive open online course (MOOC), took place in 2017.
“Audience development has become so important in many newsrooms, but it's often isolated to a few specialist roles,” Zamora said.
Local journalism would benefit from more focus on filling in coverage gaps and building strong relationships with readers, according to panelists at the International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 13.
Newsrooms around the world have been struggling to restructure and create new positions that require skills journalists were not accustomed to having, but which became essencial for media to be competitive in the markets created by the digital revolution. Product Manager is one of those new jobs for journalists. We are offering another online course to help journalists get ready for this new job.
The free online course “Visual Journalism: Looking at the other in the age of selfie” will be taught by celebrated and award-winning photographer João Pina from March 4 to 31, 2019. Register now!
When Yusuf Omar spoke to a crowd of media executives, academics and journalists last April in Austin, he told them “Our future is in our ability to curate and aggregate and listen to the voices of mobile storytellers around the world.”