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.
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.
The 2020 edition of the course “International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists” opens applications to all magistrates, judges and judicial operators in Ibero-America.
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.