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Journalism Courses

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.

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Online journalism can prosper if the focus on local news is genuine, ISOJ panel suggests

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.