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Topic “journalism training and education”

Knight Center receives $270,000 grant from Open Society Foundations

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin has received a $270,000 grant from the Open Society Foundations to support its work to help Latin American and Caribbean journalists to improve the quality of journalism in their countries. Read more »


Online "Digital Media Project Development" course in Spanish now accepting applications


The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering for the fourth time its popular online course "Digital Media Project Development," from May 9–June 12, 2011. The course is taught in Spanish by veteran online journalist Hiram Enríquez, who currently works for the Interactive Media division of the Univisión TV network. Read more »


University of Colorado votes to shut down journalism school

The journalism school at the University of Colorado is shutting down June 30 -- the first time in the university's history that a college has closed, according to the Boulder Daily Camera. Read more »


Knight Center repeats online Spanish course "Hyperlocal Journalism"

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will offer a second edition of the online course, "Hyperlocal Journalism" from May 2–29, 2011. The four-week course for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean is taught in Spanish by Argentine journalist and instructor Sandra Crucianelli. Read more »


Colombia’s investigative journalists to hold 4th international gathering April 1–2

Colombia’s Consejo de Redacción (CdR), or Newsroom Council, will hold its fourth annual Investigative Journalism Meeting April 1–2, 2011, in Bogotá. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is a co-sponsor of the event. Read more »


Digital Journalism Training Center in Mexico gets new leadership and courses

With Rosalía Orozco, former director of the journalism program at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico, taking over as the new director of the university’s Digital Journalism Training Center, the center is planning ne Read more »


BBC website offers video, audio, and online production training for journalists

The BBC has launched a website aimed at training journalists in television, radio and online production, according to the Guardian. Surprisingly, however, the training videos on the website apparently are blocked for users outside the U.K. Read more »



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