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Main Programs

ISOJ

The International Symposium on Online Journalism is an annual conference that attracts editors, producers, media executives and scholars from around the world who convene at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss the evolution of online journalism. ISOJ started in 1999 and has grown throughout the years to become a unique international conference that serves as a barometer for the state of online journalism globally. In 2020 and 2021 ISOJ was held online only because of the pandemic, but in 2022 it returned to the UT campus in a hybrid format that also allows active participation of remote attendees.

LatAm Journalism Review

A trilingual digital magazine published by the Knight Center, LatAm Journalism Review covers issues related to journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 17 years, the Knight Center has published the blog Journalism in the Americas that in June 2020 grew into this digital magazine. LJR is produced by a team of journalists in Austin, including Moody College of Communication journalism students, and contributors based in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Journalism Courses

The Knight Center's distance learning program Journalism Courses offers a variety of free or low-cost online training for journalists. The Knight Center is the world leader in massive open online courses (MOOCs) and a pioneer in the field. In 2003, the center started offering online courses for journalists and since 2012 it has served almost 300,000 students from 200 countries and territories. Our world-class online courses have helped journalists adapt to the demands of the rapidly changing media ecosystem.

Blog

Gestão de produtos jornalísticos: Como adotar o ‘product thinking’ na sua redação

Learn to adopt product thinking in your newsroom; Register for free online course in Portuguese today

“News product management: How to adopt ‘product thinking’ in your newsroom” is a massive open online course (MOOC) in Portuguese that runs from Feb. 13 to March 12, 2023. At the end of the course, students will understand which skill sets they need in order to work with product in a newsroom, and they will be able to start adopting a product approach.

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2022 Year in Review: Knight Center celebrates its 20th anniversary, reaches 22,000 journalists with online courses and secures funds for the next five years

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 anniversaryand gathered stories about the impact our programs have had over the past two decades. In timing with our anniversary, the Knight […]

Explanatory journalism MOOC

Explanatory journalism MOOC will teach how to craft journalism that informs and engages audiences

A new massive open online course (MOOC) on explanatory journalism will teach how to make the torrent of news more manageable and understandable for your audience.

Self-directed course: Information and elections in the digital era

‘Information and Elections in the Digital Era’: Knight Center and UNESCO launch self-directed online course in four languages

A multilingual course in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish that looks at the impact of the digital era on global elections is now available to take at any time, from anywhere around the world.

Disarming Disinformation FEATURED IMAGE

Journalists investigating the money behind disinformation invited to apply for master class series

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.

How to cover the climate crisis - and fight disinformation

MOOCs on covering the climate crisis attract more than 3,800 and can now be taken at anytime, from anywhere

A recent multilingual course on covering the climate crisis is now available as a self-directed course after reaching 3,810 students from 151 countries. Take it in English, Spanish or Portuguese!

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