A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, "How to Use ChatGPT and Other Generative AI Tools in Your Newsroom," is resonating with a massive global audience. The course, which started on Monday, Sept. 25, has already attracted nearly 8,000 participants from around the world and there is still time to […]
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is pleased to announce the hiring of Summer Harlow as its new associate director and as visiting associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism and Media.
In 2022, the Knight Center produced a wide range of online courses, webinars, conferences, and publications that reached thousands of journalists and journalism educators from around the world. We also celebrated the Center’s 20th anniversary and gathered stories about the impact our programs have had over the past two decades.
In partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a master class series for journalists based in Latin America, the U.S. and Canada. All classes will be available in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas’ Moody College of Communication has just received a $4 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The five-year grant, which coincides with the Knight Center’s 20th anniversary, will pave the way for a sustainable future for the Center and its world-renowned programs.
The closing session of the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism took stock of the ideas discussed during the event and planted the seed for the creation of a future continental organization to promote the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism in Latin America.
On Aug. 31, 2002, a seminar sponsored by the then nascent Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This marked the Center's first step on its path to supporting journalism in Latin America and the Caribbean, as established at its inception. Twenty years later, the Knight Center celebrated the expansion of its initial mission to strengthen global journalism with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will begin celebrations for its 20th anniversary with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin on Aug. 31st. Immediately after the live streaming, the recording will be available on YouTube. Professor Rosental Alves launched the Knight Center in 2002. Today, the Knight Center’s programs and activities keep journalists up to date with the digital revolution and help promote press freedom around the world.
Join the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas Tuesday, Aug. 2, for a free webinar as we launch a free multilingual ebook on journalist safety in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In 2021, the Knight Center reached more journalists than ever before through its distance learning program, its International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), its trilingual news magazine, webinars, and several other programs. We were quick to respond to journalists’ needs in 2021, particularly when it came to training journalists on how to better understand and […]