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Knight Center’s new MOOC on data journalism focuses on getting your data right, with equity and ethics. Sign up now!

Incorporating data into journalistic projects is a popular and effective way to engage audiences and convey large sets of information. However, if journalists are not careful, it can also mean including inequity and hidden bias into your storytelling. Read more »


Knight Center hosts online course series with Association of Caribbean Media Workers

In the next few months, the Knight Center will be hosting in collaboration with the Association of Caribbean Media Workers, three online courses for journalists on feature writing, ethics and news radio production. Read more »


“Ethics in the coverage of violence and interviewing victims,” a new online course of the Knight Center

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a special two-week online course on “Ethics in the coverage of violence and interviewing victims,” in Spanish from June 25, 2012 through July 7, 2012. The instructor will be the Mexican journalist and academic Margarita Torres, co-founder of the organization Periodistas de a Pié. Read more »


Knight Center Digital Library releases Spanish language guides for online journalism and social media ethics

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas recently released two digital books in Spanish, "Ethical Guidelines for Online Journalism," originally published in English by the Poynter Institute, and "10 Best Practices for Social Media," by James Hohmann and the American Society of News Editors. The Spanish versions were translated and introduced by Colombian journalist Guillermo Franco. Both e-books are available for free download as PDFs in the Knight Center Digital Library. Read more »


Knight Center ethics webinar tackles challenges faced by journalists in the digital age

Rapid changes brought on by the digital age have created new ethical challenges that will be discussed in a Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas webinar on Aug. 16 from 12–2p.m. (CDT). Registration is open. Read more »


Knight Center concludes online course: Journalism Ethics for a Digital Age

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas offered the online course "Journalism Ethics for a Digital Age" from Feb. 27 to March 20, 2011, taught in English by Professor Edward Wasserman. Read more »


Knight Center completes online course on Ethics in Journalism for a Digital Age

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas hosted the online course "Journalism Ethics for a Digital Age,” from Nov. 8 to Dec. 4, 2010. The four-week course, conducted by Professor Edward Wasserman, was for reporters and editors from Latin America and the Caribbean who speak, write, and read English at the intermediate level. Read more »


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