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Knight Center’s e-book “Innovative Journalism in Latin America” now also available in English and Portuguese

“Innovative Journalism in Latin America,” the new free e-book from the Knight Center, is now available in English and Portuguese. Read more »


"Innovative Journalism in Latin America": new free ebook in Spanish from the Knight Center is available; download it now

Coinciding with the 10th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has published the book "Innovative Journalism in Latin America,” in digital format on Sunday, April 23. Read more »


ISOJ 2017: Academics present research on new practices using technology in newsrooms

With the arrival of technology to the world's newsrooms, journalists have had to make a mental change in how to organize their work. Read more »


ISOJ 2017: Fact checking is changing the way readers think, but continues to face great challenges

With the global phenomenon of the proliferation of false news, and social networks as the main news sources of readers, the trend of verifying public discourse is spreading at a global level. Read more »


ISOJ 2017: Huffington Post’s Lydia Polgreen offers plan to reach the “unnewsed”

Lydia Polgreen, editor-in chief of The Huffington Post, unveiled her plan at the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 21 to revolutionize news consumption by creating platforms that appeal to the masses who do not usually follow the news. Read more »


Journalists tackle accountability in the Trump Era on first day of ISOJ

The 2016 presidential election left many readers with a distrust of the media, who, in their eyes, made a gross misjudgment of the outcome. This left journalists with two big questions: How can they continue holding public officials accountable despite public distrust? What can journalists do better? Read more »


At ISOJ 2017, Axios’ CEO Jim VandeHei emphasizes the need for more collaboration between all departments of media companies

Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei kicked off the first day of the 18thInternational Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) with a call for news outlets to embrace “synchronicity,” all departments — business, editorial, advertising and technology — working together for a common cause. Read more »


New online course in Spanish on the international legal framework for freedom of expression will be offered in May

More than 3,000 judges and other justice system operators in Latin America have been trained in the last three years through the Spanish-language online course “International Legal Framework on freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists.” A new version of this course has just been announced and will be offered starting May 8, 2017. Read more »


WHAT WE DO

The Knight Center was created in August 2002 as a professional training and outreach program for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our main objective is to train journalists and help them develop training programs that will raise the ethical and professional levels of journalism.


ONLINE COURSES

The Knight Center’s trilingual Distance Learning program has trained 85,000 people from around the world with our innovative online, multimedia platform. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and Big Online Courses (BOCs) on topics ranging from video production to data visualization are taught on our platform at journalismcourses.org.

DIGITAL LIBRARY

The Knight Center maintains a free multilingual library of reports on journalism in the hemisphere and digital journalism training manuals.
Latest publication:
Innovative Journalism in Latin America

AUSTIN FORUM

The Austin Forum is a network of organizations that focus on media development and training in Latin America and the Caribbean that meets annually at the University of Texas at Austin.
Most recent gathering:
Tenth Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas.

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