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Topic “visual journalism”

Brazilian journalists can apply for a new online course on Animation and Visualization of Data

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a four-week online course on “Interactive Journalism: Animation and Visualization of Data,” in Portuguese for Brazilian journalists from July 30, 2012 through August 24, 2012. The instructor will be Mariana Santos, motion and interaction designer at The Guardian.

This course is intended for designers, illustrators, journalists and developers who enjoy the creative part of the storytelling process. Read more »


First ever international Data Journalism Awards accepting submissions

The first ever world-wide Data Journalism Awards, sponsored by Google and organized by the Global Editors Network and the European Journalism Center, is now accepting submissions for its international prizes honoring data-driven investigative journalism, data visualization and storytelling, and data-driven applications (mobile or web). Read more »


Apply now for Knight Center course on infographics and visualization of information

There still is time to apply for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' online course, “Introduction to Infographics and Visualization for Journalists." Those interested in participating have until 5 p.m. (Austin, Texas time) Wednesday, Jan. 18 to apply. Read more »


Learn about infographics and visualization of information with Knight Center course

Are you looking to have a better understanding of graphics and how to visualize information? The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has a course for you.

The course, “Introduction to Infographics and Visualization for Journalists,” will be taught in Spanish beginning Jan. 30 and ending March 11, 2012, through the distance learning platform of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. Read more »


Knight Center again offering online course in Portuguese on infrographics and data visualization


Thinking visually is indispensable for the future of journalism, according to Spanish journalist Alberto Cairo. Cairo's approach to visual storytelling is the theme of the course “Intro to Infographics and Visualization for Journalists,” presented in Portuguese from Oct. 24 through Dec. 4. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' distance learning platform will host the course. Participants can register until Oct. 12. Read more »


Knight Center offers new course: "Intro to Infographics and Visualization for Journalists"

Alberto Cairo wants to change the way journalists look at infographics. “Part of the problem is that print journalists believe that it is the job of computer graphics designers and artists only, while designers and artists believe that a traditional journalist will never be able to create good graphics,” he says. “Both groups are wrong. Infographics is not an art, but rather a means of visual communication and its rules can be learned with relative ease.” Read more »


Knight Center offers webinar in Spanish on data visualization tools for journalists

Registrations for Data Visualization Basics webinar closed at 7 a.m. (CDT) on July 19, 2011

“A picture is worth 1,000 words,” they say, and with the abundance of digital resources available in the online journalism era, the visual presentation of news is gaining more and more relevance by the day. Aware of this trend, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a two-hour webinar on turning data into powerful visual resources. Read more »


Journalists around the world criticize errors and sensationalism of bin Laden death infographics

Journalists and experts from 22 countries around the world have endorsed a statement criticizing the non-factual infographics used in news coverage of Osama bin Laden's death, and calling for high standards for infographics, according to Nieman Watchdog. Read more »



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