Journalism Courses, the Knight Center’s distance learning program, offers different modalities of online courses for journalists for free or at a low-cost. The Knight Center is the world leader in massive open online courses (MOOCs) and a pioneer in the field. In 2003, the center started offering online courses for journalists and since 2012 it has served almost a quarter of a million students from 200 countries and territories. Our world-class online courses have helped journalists adapt to the demands of the rapidly changing media ecosystem, affected by the digital revolution.

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The International Symposium on Online Journalism is an annual gathering of editors, producers, executives and academics from around the world who convene at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss the evolution of online journalism. ISOJ started in 1999 as a small, one-day conference and has since become one of the most prestigious journalism conferences in the world,  serving  as a barometer for the state of online journalism globally.

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LatAm Journalism Review is a trilingual digital magazine published by the Knight Center to cover issues related to journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 17 years, the Knight Center has published the blog Journalism in the Americas that in June 2020 grew into this digital magazine.

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Other Programs

Knight Center Speaker Series

During the long semesters, the Knight Center brings guest speakers to the University of Texas at Austin's Moody College of Communication. The Knight Center Speaker Series is part of occasional events that benefit students and faculty members of the Moody College of Communication School of Journalism and Media.

Research Group

The Knight Center Research Group is focused on issues related to journalism and press freedom in Latin America and the Caribbean. Professor Rosental Alves and research fellows from the Moody College of Communication and its School of Journalism and Media have been conducting research on Latin American media issues for several years, resulting in the publication of peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers.


Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

Since 2008, the Knight Center has organized the Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital (Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism) on the day after ISOJ. The Colloquium is a small conference, in Spanish language, created to convene the many journalists, media executives and scholars who come to ISOJ from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. The conference  promotes a thoughtful discussion about the evolution of online journalism with a regional focus.