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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.

Knight Chairs issue open letter on arrests and violence against journalists during protests demanding racial justice

Professors from 23 of the most important schools of journalism in the United States issued "an open letter regarding arrests and violence directed at journalists during the protests demanding racial justice" in this country on June 15. Read more »

‘Women, Power and Media:’ New online course on newsroom leadership offered by Knight Center and Chicas Poderosas. Sign up now!

The Knight Center and Chicas Poderosas are teaming up for a free massive online course in Spanish on leadership for women in media and journalism. Read more »

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 »

Il est encore temps de rejoindre les journalistes de 160 pays : inscrivez-vous à un cours gratuit en ligne sur la couverture de la pandémie

Plus de 8300 personnes à ce jour se sont inscrites au cours gratuit en ligne (MOOC) du Knight Center consacré à la façon dont les journalistes peuvent améliorer leur couverture de la pandémie de COVID-19. Le cours a débuté il y a deux semaines, mais les inscriptions sont toujours ouvertes et il reste du temps au cours des deux prochaines semaines pour que de nouveaux inscrits puissent rattraper leur retard et s’intégrer à cette communauté globale d’apprenants issus de 160 pays. Read more »

Still time to join journalists from 160 countries: Register for a free online course on coverage of the pandemic

More than 8,300 people have enrolled so far in the massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center that focuses on how journalists can effectively cover the COVID-19 pandemic. The free course started two weeks ago, but registration is still open and there’s still time in the next two weeks for new students to catch up and participate in this global learning community of journalists from more than 160 countries. Read more »

Free course 'Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age' is now available online

A total 3,877 students from 147 countries and territories registered for the instructor-led version of the Knight Center course, “Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age,” which ran from Feb. 3 to March 1, 2020. Read more »

Covering COVID-19 now and in the future: Knight Center, UNESCO and WHO launch free online course for journalists. Register now!

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken over the world — and the news. To help arm journalists with knowledge and tools to cover the virus and the health, social and financial crises it is causing, the Knight Center is offering the free online course “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future.” Read more »

«Couvrir le COVID-19 aujourd’hui et dans l’avenir»: le Knight Center, l’UNESCO et l’OMS lancent un MOOC gratuit destiné aux journalistes. Inscrivez-vous maintenant!

La pandémie de COVID-19 a conquis le monde, et les informations. Pour armer les journalistes avec le savoir et les outils nécessaires à la couverture de ce virus, ainsi que de la crise sanitaire, sociale et financière qu’il occasionne, le Knight Center offre un cours en ligne gratuit intitulé « Journalisme en temps de pandémie : couvrir le COVID-19 aujourd’hui et dans l’avenir.» Read more »

Apply for the new Spanish-language course on journalistic coverage with a gender perspective

A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with the International Women’s Media Foundation and supported by the Google News Initiative, will provide strategies and tips for covering different genders and identities.

The Spanish-language course, Inclusive coverage: gender perspective in the newsroom,” will run March 2-29 and will be led by instructors Silvia Trujillo and Daniel Villatoro. Read more »

Course on freedom of expression for judicial operators in Ibero-America opens applications for the 2020 edition

The 2020 edition of the course “International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists” opens applications to all magistrates, judges and judicial operators in Ibero-America. Read more »


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