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The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is a global leader in training and outreach for journalists, with more than 20 years of experience helping strengthen journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean.

ISOJ

ISOJ

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is a unique hybrid conference that convenes media executives, journalists and scholars from around the world to discuss the evolution of online journalism.

ISOJ

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is a unique hybrid conference that convenes media executives, journalists and scholars from around the world to discuss the evolution of online journalism.

LatAm Journalism Review

LatAm Journalism Review

LatAm Journalism Review is a trilingual digital magazine that covers issues related to journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean. It produces original, in-depth reporting on the primary challenges facing the press, as well as media innovation in the region.

LatAm Journalism Review

LatAm Journalism Review

LatAm Journalism Review is a trilingual digital magazine that covers issues related to journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean. It produces original, in-depth reporting on the primary challenges facing the press, as well as media innovation in the region.

Journalism Courses

Journalism Courses

The Knight Center's Journalism Courses, a trilingual distance learning program, is a global leader in online journalism education, with more than 300,000 participants from 200 countries and territories engaged in our cutting-edge, asynchronous online courses since 2012.

Journalism Courses

Journalism Courses

The Knight Center's Journalism Courses, a trilingual distance learning program, is a global leader in online journalism education, with more than 300,000 participants from 200 countries and territories engaged in our cutting-edge, asynchronous online courses since 2012.

News & Events

Audio Intensive Storytelling for Journalists

Q&A with renowned radio journalist Tamar Charney highlights new advanced, online course on audio storytelling now open for registration

Over the last decade, the popularity of online audio, podcasts, and audiobooks has surged. According to the Pew Research Center,75% of Americans aged 12 and older listened to online audio […]

Enhance your data journalism skills with new advanced Python course

Learn Python programming skills to help you discover, create, and publish data-driven investigations efficiently and effectively in a new online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. “First Python Notebook: Data Analysis on Deadline” runs from May 27 to June 23, 2024.

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Nearly 1,000 people from 74 countries attended ISOJ’s 25th anniversary to discuss future of journalism

Journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world gathered online and in Austin, Texas, April 12-13, for the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Nearly 1,000 people from 74 countries […]

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Program and speakers announced for 17th Ibero American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

Journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal will convene at the University of Texas at Austin on April 14, 2024, to celebrate the 17th Ibero American Colloquium on Digital Journalism. This annual event, conducted entirely in Spanish, is traditionally held following the end of ISOJ and focuses on press freedom and journalism innovation throughout Iberoamerica.

Freedom of Expression, AI and Elections

The impact of AI on elections and freedom of expression: Register now for new free online course in five languages

The rise of artificial intelligence and other new technologies presents opportunities and challenges for journalists and communicators during elections. As a record number of people worldwide prepare to go to […]

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ISOJ Virtual Experience goes beyond streaming to bring the conference to you!

Can’t make it to Austin from April 12 to 13 for the 25th Anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ)? Don’t worry: register for the ISOJ Virtual Experience that goes beyond mere streaming to bring the essence of ISOJ directly to you – anywhere in the world! 

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As part of its mission to offer free and low-cost journalism training and resources, the Knight Center has published more than 20 e-books, freely available to download in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Testimonials

For our 20th anniversary, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas reached out to its community of journalists around the globe to find out how our programs have impacted their careers and lives. Here are snapshots of some of their stories.

Democratization of Knowledge

"The Knight Center courses have promoted the training of thousands of journalists of various generations around the world for free or at a very low cost. They represent the democratization of theoretical and technical knowledge about journalism".

Lisseth Boon, Venezuela
Investigative journalist, RunRun.es

A Solid Foudation

"The [Knight Center] course gave us a solid foundation to start our own project and build our portfolios, and today we make podcasts professionally for nationally-known news organizations... Thank you, Knight Center, for ongoing professional training that has truly broadened my skills and improved my career".

Kristy Totten, San Diego, CA (USA)
Producer, San Diego News Fix, San Diego Union-Tribune

Invaluable Skills

"The lessons learnt from a data course I did helped us launch a data desk at our local newsroom at The Citizen. Earlier on, the newsroom management course helped me navigate the challenges when I was promoted from reporter to special projects editor. Skills learnt were invaluable".

Tom Mosoba, Tanzani
Business development manager, Mwananchi Communications Limited

Access to Better Journalism

"ISOJ is, without a doubt, the most important online journalism congress in the world. It has established an excellent dialogue between academia and the journalistic industry, in a relationship where everyone wins, including common citizens, who thus have access to better journalism".

Fernando Zamith, Portugal
Professor, University of Porto

Protecting Journalists

"We've reached 15,000 judges, prosecutors and other judicial operators in Latin America with the online course 'The International Framework of Freedom of Expression and Protection of Journalists,' thanks to a partnership between UNESCO, the Knight Center and the Special Rapporteur's Office of the Inter-American System of Human Rights".

Guilherme Canela, France
Chief, Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists Section at UNESCO

Connecting Individuals

"The Knight Center's programs, particularly ISOJ, have been essential in introducing me to emerging ideas and connecting me with dozens of digital journalism professionals and academics who have helped shape my research agenda and creative projects".

Jake Batsell, Dallas (U.S.A.)
Associate Professor, Southern Methodist University

Loyal and Permanent Support

"The Knight Center has constantly published and covered my case of threats, torture, exile and persecution, and has supported me in disseminating and learning about the situations I have experienced. This support has been loyal, permanent and very important".

Claudia Julieta Duque, Colombia
Journalist, Radio Nizkor