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"Como usar a Lei de Acesso à Informação (LAI) para produzir reportagens de impacto"

New course for Brazilian journalists teaches how to use Access to Information Law in impactful reporting

Registrations are open for the new free online course in Portuguese for Brazilian journalists, "Como usar a Lei de Acesso à Informação (LAI) para produzir reportagens de impacto," organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas in partnership with Fiquem Sabendo, which will take place from July 15 to Aug. 11, 2024.

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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 in the past month, and 42% listened to a podcast in the past month. To help you make the most of this trend,  the Knight […]

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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 – from Afghanistan to Venezuela – attended the 25th ISOJ, hosted and organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas […]

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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.

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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 the polls this year, the need to understand the impact of technology on democratic processes has never been more urgent. To prepare key stakeholders for […]

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