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Knight Center launches new MOOC in Portuguese on how to make journalistic videos for the web

Offering attractive multimedia narratives has become essential to digital media following the growing trend of online video audiences worldwide. Two recent studies, one conducted by the Tow Center and another by the Reuters Institute, point to online audiovisual production as one of the "super powers" of journalists who seek to differentiate themselves in the digital market. Read more »

2015 was the year of data journalism in Brazil, journalists concluded at a seminar by ANJ and the Knight Center at Google

This year, the most prestigious award of the Brazilian press, ExxonMobil Award of Journalism (formerly known as Esso Award, or Prêmio Esso), went to a story that used a public online database as its main source. On the night of Nov. Read more »

Record number of participants begin Data Journalism MOOC offered in Portuguese

Participants in the new massive open online course "Data Journalism Basic Techniques" have set a record for massive training courses offered in Portuguese by the Knight Center. Read more »

Six students from the mobile journalism MOOC win scholarship to attend conferences at the University of Texas

Journalistic flair, creativity, and a smartphone. These were the tools used by the winners of a competition that will bring six students from the Mobile Journalism massive online open course (MOOC) to take part in the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) at the University of Texas at Austin next April. Read more »

Apply now for Brazilian Association of Newspapers and Knight Center's course in Portuguese on data journalism

Journalists interested in Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) and data journalism can now enroll in the online course in Portuguese “Introduction to Data Journalism," developed by the Professional Qualification Program of the National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) as part of their first international training partnership, established with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The course will be instructed byJosé Roberto de Toledo between Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. Read more »

Boycott on Google News leads to 5% loss in web traffic: Brazilian newspapers

By Isabela Fraga and Natalia Mazotte

According to the National Association of Newspapers in Brazil (or ANJ in Portuguese), members that followed the association’s recommendation to abandon Google News have seen a decrease in web traffic of only 5 percent. Read more »

Newspapers in Brazil say their boycott turned Google News “deficient,” reiterate request for payment

The National Newspaper Association of Brazil (ANJ) said the decision of its members to opt out of Google News en masse has made the service “very deficient” because it no longer has “the content with the highest credibility and quality in the nation.” However, ANJ reiterated its disposition to negotiate with Google a financial compensation for the use of the newspapers’ content. Read more »

Brazilian newspapers leave Google News en masse

Brazil’s main newspapers abandoned Google News after the world’s top search engine refused to compensate them for the rights to their headlines. The mass rush started last year when the National Association of Newspapers in Brazil, or ANJ, began recommending its members to opt out of the service. Read more »


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