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Knight Center celebrates 20 years of strengthening journalism across the world

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will begin celebrations for its 20th anniversary with a special seminar at the University of Texas at Austin. The hour-long seminar, which will be in English, will be streamed live to YouTube on Aug. 31 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. U.S. Central Time. Immediately after the […]

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Knight Center announces second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism as a virtual event on September 9 - 10

In continuation of its initiatives to help journalists interested in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and journalism in Latin America, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will host the Second Latin American Conference on Diversity in Journalism. The DEI program is sponsored by Google News Initiative. Registration for the conference, which will […]

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'Information and Elections in the Digital Era:' Sign up for Knight Center’s free online course in four languages

To prepare key stakeholders for how new technologies affect information and elections, the Knight Center joined forces with UNESCO and the UNDP to organize a free multilingual online course.

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Representatives of Article 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and Reporters Without Borders participated in the presentation of the ebook.

NGOs propose measures to improve protection of journalists in Latin America during launch of Knight Center/UNESCO multilingual ebook on the subject

Given the failure of protection mechanisms for journalists, members of the press must strengthen self-protection, solidarity within the profession and links with civil society, said representatives of Article 19, Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R

Grow your data journalism toolkit with Knight Center course on R programming language

“Advanced data journalism - Doing more with R” runs from Sept. 5 to Oct. 2, 2022 and is taught by Andrew Ba Tran, investigative data reporter for The Washington Post. Registration is now open.

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Here's how Knight Center programs have impacted careers around the world

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.   Graciela França Director, Agência Tatu (Maceió, Brazil) Graziela França and colleague Lucas […]

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