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Former students from Knight Center MOOCs can compete for Microsoft funding to train their newsroom on data journalism

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are teaming up to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. 

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WHO’s director highlights Knight Center’s online course 'Journalism in a Pandemic' during media briefing

In his opening remarks of the briefing, the WHO’s director general highlighted the efforts of the Knight Center in educating journalists across the globe about how to improve the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At post-ISOJ Colloquium 2020, Iberian American journalists discuss innovation, inclusion and resilience amid government hostility

The Colloquium was held on Zoom, with live streaming also on the Knight Center channel on YouTube. Attendance and participation for the Colloquium broke records.

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Knight Center year in review: In 2019, 30,000 students in our online courses, ISOJ’s 20th anniversary & much more

Over the past year, the Knight Center has served thousands of journalists from around the world through a mix of online courses, events, publications, and news coverage.

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Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report for media to learn from other member-driven movements

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined forces with the Membership Puzzle Project to release the report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).

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Learn how to identify and verify what you see on the web: Sign up for free online course 'Navigating Misinformation'

Learning how to verify content from online sources is more important each day, especially as the amount of false content on the internet grows.

The Nieman Lab’s Josh Benton interviews keynote speaker Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, at ISOJ 2018. (Mary Kang/Knight Center)

In 2018, we reached 40,000 students through our online courses, covered journalism in Latin America and convened the 19th ISOJ

As we look back on 2018, we’re reminded of how many journalists are seeking opportunities to acquire new skills, share best practices, and network with colleagues online and in person.

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In six years, 164,000 people from 200 countries participated in Knight Center's online courses in journalism

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its program of massive online courses in journalism that has an unparalleled reach around the world.

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Applications open for new online course about freedom of expression for Ibero-American judicial operators

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin are pleased to announce that applications are open for the course "International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists."