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How to improve coverage of local elections? Manual helps Brazilian journalists with data and tips

“We joke that if a reporter were to come from mars, know Portuguese, and read the manual, he would be able to get by the elections”, said Angela Pimenta, who is the editor of the project and director of operations of Projor

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“Beyond shiny gadgets”: New online course in Spanish on how to cover internet and technology

Registration is now open for this free course, which will be held from July 27 to August 23. The course will consist of videos and lectures, and will include interviews experts and journalists who will provide additional context and insights.

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.

Cuban journalist uses creativity to dig for information and maintain database for other media

In Cuba, not even the most basic statistics, such as macroeconomic indices, are available or reliable. And poor internet quality and limitations hinder deeper research. Still, data journalism lives on the island.

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Cláudio Weber Abramo Award celebrates excellence in data journalism made in Brazil

Brazil now has a prize to call its own: the Cláudio Weber Abramo Award for Data Journalism, whose entries were opened on June 27 during the 14th Congress of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) in São Paulo.

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Journalistic projects from Brazil and Mexico take home prizes from the World Digital Media Awards

Jota and Verificado were recognized along with eight other news products during the World News Media Congress in Glasgow, Scotland on June 2.

Fernanda Viegas, a senior researcher in artificial intelligence at Google Brain, talks about democratizing access to data visualization. (Alessandra Monnerat/Knight Center)

In its third year, Coda.Br conference democratizes discussion on data journalism in Brazil

Members of the growing data journalism community in Brazil gathered from Nov. 10 to 11 for the third edition of the Brazilian Conference on Data Journalism and Digital Methods, Coda.Br, in São Paulo.

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Fact-checking and data journalism: register now for our free online course in Spanish with Laura Zommer

With media today, identifying fact from fiction can be a challenge. Yet, it’s in this same environment that fact-checking organizations have sprouted and continue to grow around the globe.