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The most challenging part of data journalism is often the process of collecting information, especially when the journalist needs to make structured spreadsheets from PDF reports, websites or social networks. The new online course in Portuguese offered by the Knight Center and Escola de Dados will show you how to work around this problem and automate the collection of web data. Read more »
The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now accepting submissions of research papers for the 18th year of its global conference and #ISOJ Journal.
Papers submitted must be based on original research about online journalism. All work will go through a blind review by a panel of scholars from leading universities around the world. Read more »
Students of online course on video for the internet earn scholarships for seminar on YouTube Space in São Paulo
Reinventing the language of journalistic audiovisual production for the web was the main theme of the massive open online course (MOOC) "News video production for the internet." It’s also what the fifteen students of the course who were selected to participate in a workshop on YouTube Space in São Paulo wanted to express in their projects. Read more »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »