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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.

Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report for media to learn from other member-driven movements

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined forces with the Membership Puzzle Project to release the report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).Read more »


ISOJ celebrates 20 years with journalists, scholars and media executives from 44 countries

“The ‘I’ in ISOJ may as well stand for intimate. Twenty years ago, this conference started and it was small, and it’s remained small by design; it’s large in ambition, it’s large enough to have a real impact,” said founder and CEO of the Texas Tribune, Evan Smith, upon conclusion of the first day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) this year, in recognition of the event’s 20 years. Read more »


'Product Management for Newsroom Leaders:' Sign up now for Knight Center's new online course on 'product thinking'

Newsrooms around the world have been struggling to restructure and create new positions that require skills journalists were not accustomed to having, but which became essencial for media to be competitive in the markets created by the digital revolution. Product Manager is one of those new jobs for journalists. We are offering another online course to help journalists get ready for this new job. Read more »


Follow #ISOJ2019 via livestreaming at isoj.org and through social media

Live streaming of the 20th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will be available at isoj.org in English and Spanish from April 12 to 13, 2019.

The annual conference, which brings together journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world, takes place at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin. Read more »


Registration for ISOJ 2019 is now closed, but sessions will be streamed live at isoj.org

We've reached capacity for the 20th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) and registration is now closed.

If you were not able to register, live streaming of the conference on April 12 and 13 will be available via isoj.org, including a channel with simultaneous translation to Spanish. Read more »


Learn how to identify and verify what you see on the web: Sign up for free online course 'Navigating Misinformation'

Massive, country-wide protests are planned and it would be impossible to have correspondents placed at each demonstration.

Like many newsrooms these days, you plan to comb social media for photo and video evidence that can provide a national picture of what's going on. Read more »


Learn to see the other in the age of selfie: Sign up for free online course on documentary photography

An ever-increasing number of people have powerful tools in their pockets or purses that can document the world around them. However, much of the time, the lenses of our phones or cameras are focused on ourselves. The latest course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will show how to get out of selfie mode to tell other people’s stories through documentary photography. Read more »


White House press corps members to close ISOJ with discussion on covering the president in the age of Twitter

What’s it like to cover a president who bypasses traditional modes of communication and breaks news on Twitter? How do White House correspondents navigate this new normal, and what challenges does it present to their jobs and the public’s access to information?

These are some of the questions we’ll explore during the ISOJ panel, “Covering an online president: White House press corps in the age of Twitter.” Read more »


Check out the lineup of great speakers and the main topics of ISOJ 2019. Early bird discounted registration is open.

The 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism will feature some of the most creative and innovative minds in the field of digital journalism. Read more »


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