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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.

Course "Social Media Analytics for Journalists" will teach how to measure your success online; registration open

After years of working in online journalism production and audience engagement, journalist Amanda Zamora is ready to share lessons learned about how journalists can optimize content for social platforms and measure audience response.

“Social Media Analytics for Journalists: Measuring Your Success” is a four-week Big Online Course (BOC) offered in English by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and taught by Zamora. It runs from March 7 to April 3 and costs $95, which is payable by credit card. Read more »


Online course on data visualization and infographics with D3 now in Spanish; enrollment is open

"Data Visualization and Infographics with D3", one of the most popular online courses in English offered this year by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, will be offered in Spanish starting January 18, 2016.

Both times that this course was offered in English in 2015, spaces filled up quickly. The Knight Center now offers this course in Spanish after receiving repeated requests. Be sure to register as soon as possible to ensure your participation. Read more »


Knight Center celebrates three years of MOOCs in journalism, passes 70,000 students in its online courses

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the third anniversary of its unique program offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Big Online Courses (BOCs). So far, 62,803​ people from 169 countries have benefited from 19 MOOCs and five BOCs. Read more »


Judges can take an online course on Freedom of Expression, offered by UNESCO and Knight Center

Hundreds of judges and other jurists (prosecutors, attorney, lawyers, etc) from Latin American and Caribbean countries have already signed up for a six-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Spanish on the “International Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists.”  Read more »


Knight Center offers intermediate online course on data visualization and infographics with D3.js; Sign up now

Update: Registration for this course closed on November 2, 2015, after reaching capacity. We are considering offering it again in the future.

Building on the popular introductory data visualization course offered earlier this year, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is launching an intermediate-level course that will build participants' D3 visualization skills. Read more »


Knight Center offers again the online course on data visualization and infographics with D3.js; Sign up now

Update: Registration for this course closed on August 6, 2015, after reaching maximum capacity. We are considering offering it again in the future. Read more »


Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics – Sign up now for new MOOC

Journalists who squirm at the thought of data calculation, analysis and statistics can arm themselves with new reporting tools during the new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: “Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics” will be taught from June 1 to 28, 2015. Read more »


New storytelling platform — virtual reality — popular at ISOJ

Attendees at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) formed long lines Friday to test virtual reality (VR) as a storytelling platform. Read more »


ISOJ registration is closed but livestreaming in English and Spanish will be available

The 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, April 17-18, is sold out, but this unique gathering of professional and academics will be livestreamed on the ISOJ website. There will be two live video streams available, the original in English and a second with simultaneous translation to Spanish. Registration is closed as of Monday, April 6. Read more »



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