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Data journalism self-directed course in Spanish now available after MOOC reaches thousands of journalists around the world

“Introduction to data journalism: How to find and process large volumes of information” is now available to take for free, at any time, as a self-directed course on the JournalismCourses.org online platform.

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Mexican digital media outlet Serendipia works to balance in-depth data journalism and content creation for social networks

Serendipia, a small media outlet from Puebla, Mexico, is using social media platforms YouTube and TikTok to bring data journalism and promote access to information to readers.

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Nearly 4,000 journalists are learning data reporting in Knight Center’s latest MOOC in Spanish. Registration still open

There’s still time to register for the Knight Center’s introductory course on data journalism and catch up with video lessons and course material. 

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Nearly 400 students from 58 countries learned data journalism in a special online course from the Knight Center

Nearly 400 people from 58 countries registered for “Hands-on Data Journalism: Techniques of Analysis and Visualization,” which was taught by John Keefe, senior data and visuals editor for climate coverage at CNN.  

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How a journalism agency specializing in Brazil’s Freedom of Information Act managed to get 27 years of pension payments released

Seventy stories and still counting. This is the main result of an ongoing struggle waged since 2017 for the disclosure of all pension and retirement payments from the Brazilian government. On the front line is Fiquem Sabendo, a journalism agency specializing in the country’s Freedom of Information Act.

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Data journalist reports on missing women in Mexico using training and funding from Microsoft and Knight Center

For almost two years, investigating missing persons in Mexico has become almost an obsession for journalist Itxaro Arteta of news site Animal Político. So, when Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas opened applications for funding and training in data journalism, Arteta had no doubts about the topic for her proposal.

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Register for online course on data journalism in Spanish and learn to find and process large volumes of information

There is a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Introduction to data journalism: How to find and process large volumes of information,” offered in Spanish by the Knight Center thanks to support from Microsoft.

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Venezuelan digital magazine analyzes 20 years of data on fires in protected areas despite government opacity

Despite a lack of a monitoring system for public fires in the country, the journalists at Venezuelan digital magazine Prodavinci put together a project mapping two decades of fires in the country's protected areas. They used satellite data from abroad and worked with academics for this data journalism project.

Nine years later, a new book in the ‘The Data Journalism Handbook’ series makes a critical assessment of data journalism, with case studies and academic research.

Journalistic investigations from Latin America are highlighted in handbook on data journalism

“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice” provides a critical assessment of data journalism itself, nine years after the release of the first book in the series. Latin America is represented in eight chapters, with investigations into the agricultural industry, mapping of trees in urban capitals and large-scale analysis of wiretapping.

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Data journalism project on missing women in Mexico wins Microsoft/Knight Center contest for training and funding

A data journalism project investigating thousands of cases of women missing in Mexico won $10,000 in financing and hands-on data visualization training, in a very competitive contest organized in a partnership between Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.