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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.

With support from Google, the Knight Center offers a free online course in Spanish on data journalism

From July 25 to August 28, Argentine journalist Sandra Crucianelli, veteran instructor of Latin American journalists, will teach a new and revised version of her successful massive online course “Digital Tools for Data Journalism,” organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas with the support of Google.

Registration is open. Click here to see the course schedule and to sign up. Read more »


Free online course "Introduction to News Design": Sign up now for new MOOC offered by Knight Center and SND

Good news design has the power to ensure that the stories into which journalists have invested hours of work catch the attention of their audiences. But knowing how to fill the blank pages can be a major challenge in the multimedia era where designers work with multiple platforms, from a variety of digital screens to the traditional print formats of magazines and newspapers. Read more »


Learn how to make journalistic videos for the web in the new MOOC in Portuguese from ANJ with the Knight Center

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 »


ISOJ 2016 in photos: Day 2

The 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism took place at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin campus from April 15-16, 2016. View photos from the second day of the conference. Read more »


ISOJ 2016 in photos: Day 1

The 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism took place at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin campus from April 15-16, 2016. View photos from the first day of the conference. Read more »


Video available from digital startups session of the Ibero-American Colloquium

At the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, digital news entrepreneurs shared their experiences with colleagues from the region.

Presentations from the session, “Innovation in digital journalism startups in Ibero-America,” are now available on video thanks to the team at SembraMedia. Read more »


Digital journalism startups shared their experiences at the Ibero-American Colloquium

New digital native media outlets are proliferating throughout Latin America. They have been created by journalists who have become entrepreneurs, driven by necessity—oppression from governments, crisis in traditional media, different types of censorship—or because they felt a drive to innovate online. Read more »


Journalists from traditional media discuss the transition to digital at Knight Center’s Ibero-American Colloquium

Nearly one hundred journalists from 13 Latin American countries, the United States and Spain gathered on Sunday, April 17 at the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, thanks to support from Google. Read more »


Traditional media and digital native sites come together for the Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

For the ninth consecutive year, journalists from Latin America, Spain and the United States gathered after the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to discuss trends, challenges and success stories in digital journalism in the region as part of the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism. Read more »


Knight Center receives $600,000 from Knight Foundation to expand its online training program for journalists

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will expand its online journalism education program over the next four years thanks to a $600,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Read more »



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