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In six years, 164,000 people from 200 countries participated in Knight Center's online courses in journalism

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its program of massive online courses in journalism that has an unparalleled reach around the world. Since 2012, 164,540 students from 200 countries and territories participated in our 60 courses offered in two modalities: 51 were Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and nine were Big Online Courses (BOCs). Each MOOC reaches a few thousand students and is free and each BOC reaches a few hundred and has a low cost. Read more »


Knight Center new Spanish course: “Entrepreneurial Journalism: how to monetize and promote projects for the web”

Digital tools have made the creation of online journalism projects easier than ever. The problem, however, still remains on how to find and maintain an audience to keep the projects profitable or sustainable. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is launching the course in Spanish, “Entrepreneurial Journalism: how to monetize and promote projects for web” in order to help solve this problem through practical lessons. Sign up now! Read more »


Knight Center’s Distance Learning program offers 120 online courses in ten years

Two online learning programs offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas concluded successfully last week. Journalists from 18 countries in Latin America learned how to use digital tools to improve their work in a course in Spanish, and 44 Brazilian reporters and editors participated in a course in Portuguese on data journalism. Read more »


Knight Center launches its first massive online course, Introduction to Infographics, Data Visualization; register now



UPDATE: The Knight Center’s first massive open online course reached our system limit, so registrations have been suspended. We are preparing a second edition of the same course that will start on January 12, 2013 and registration will open soon. Read more »


How to Use Social Media in the Newsroom: applications open for new online course in Spanish

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a four-week online course on “How to Use Social Media in the Newsroom," an introductory training for journalists interested in learning about how to use social media. The instructor, Esther Vargas, a veteran journalist, a specialist in digital topics and founder of Clasesdeperiodismo.com, will be teaching the course in Spanish from October 22, 2012 through November 18, 2012. Read more »


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