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The Knight Center features stories about our courses, workshops, conferences, and e-books, as well as updates from the journalism organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean that were created or strengthened with our support. You can follow this content through our blog, newsletter, RSS feed, Facebook, Twitter, or by checking back here often.

Audience development course from the Knight Center gives students opportunity to work on special projects

Students from across the world learned from audience development expert Amanda Zamora about how to grow the audience for their work and gain greater participation from readers. Read more »


How journalists can measure and engage with their audiences: Sign up now for Knight Center’s new online course

There is a lot of content fighting for attention in today’s media ecosystem. That’s why it’s special when someone decides to land on your page, flip open your publication or view your program.

But how do you find out who those people are and figure out how to keep them coming back? How do you attract even more people so that your news organization’s reporting can reach more people in a more engaged way?

The next Big Online Course (BOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will help you answer those questions. Read more »


New Knight Center course in Portuguese will explore how to interview data for investigative reports; Register today

Brazil has become a force for data journalism in Latin America and around the world. The country hosts conferences dedicated to the topic, its media outlets are recognized by international awards and its journalists have created successful sites dedicated solely to the reporting approach.

Despite all this, there’s still progress to be made and databases to be explored. Read more »


Students implement product management in the newsroom as latest online course from the Knight Center closes

For four weeks, audience engagement editor Michael Denison and six of his colleagues at Science News, the magazine of the Society for Science & the Public, learned from experts how to implement product management techniques and tools in their newsroom.

Now, as a result of what they learned in the course, they have incorporated product thinking meetings into their weekly routine. Read more »


Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report, in Spanish and Portuguese, on member-driven movements

A unique report that provides lessons from member-driven movements so that news media can improve their own financial models is now available to more journalists, media executives and scholars after its publication in Spanish and Portuguese.

“Membership in New & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements,” can be downloaded for free in Spanish and Portuguese, thanks to the work of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Membership Puzzle Project. Read more »


Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report for media to learn from other member-driven movements

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined forces with the Membership Puzzle Project to release the report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).Read more »


ISOJ celebrates 20 years with journalists, scholars and media executives from 44 countries

“The ‘I’ in ISOJ may as well stand for intimate. Twenty years ago, this conference started and it was small, and it’s remained small by design; it’s large in ambition, it’s large enough to have a real impact,” said founder and CEO of the Texas Tribune, Evan Smith, upon conclusion of the first day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) this year, in recognition of the event’s 20 years. Read more »


'Product Management for Newsroom Leaders:' Sign up now for Knight Center's new online course on 'product thinking'

Newsrooms around the world have been struggling to restructure and create new positions that require skills journalists were not accustomed to having, but which became essencial for media to be competitive in the markets created by the digital revolution. Product Manager is one of those new jobs for journalists. We are offering another online course to help journalists get ready for this new job. Read more »


Follow #ISOJ2019 via livestreaming at isoj.org and through social media

Live streaming of the 20th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will be available at isoj.org in English and Spanish from April 12 to 13, 2019.

The annual conference, which brings together journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world, takes place at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin. Read more »


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