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U.S., international journalists demand more digital training, says new report from Knight Foundation

In a new report from the Knight Foundation examining digital training and continuing education in newsrooms, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas was noted for its especially highly rated online distance learning program that in 2010 and 2011 trained more than 2,500 Latin American and Caribbean journalists, most of whom said they used their training and were likely to recommend it, and that the online training was as good as or better than tr Read more »


How to create interactive maps: Applications now open for new online course in Spanish

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a four-week online course on “The Production of Interactive Maps," an introductory training program for journalists interested in learning digital tools for data analysis and visualization. The instructor, Carlos Martínez de la Serna, was until recently an editor for the newspaper El Mundo, in Madrid, and will be teaching in Spanish from August 27, 2012 through September 23, 2012. Read more »


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 »


Journalists can apply now for online Spanish course: "The New Journalistic Narrative in Times of the Internet"

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering its new online course “The New Journalistic Narrative in Times of the Internet,” from July 16 to Aug. 26, 2012. This six-week, Spanish-language course will have renowned specialized journalists as weekly instructors: María Teresa Ronderos, Daniel Santoro, Esther Vargas Emilio Fernández-Cicco, Paul Alonso, and Verónica Klingenberger. Read more »


“Ethics in the coverage of violence and interviewing victims,” a new online course of the Knight Center

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will be offering a special two-week online course on “Ethics in the coverage of violence and interviewing victims,” in Spanish from June 25, 2012 through July 7, 2012. The instructor will be the Mexican journalist and academic Margarita Torres, co-founder of the organization Periodistas de a Pié. Read more »


More than 100 Mexican journalists participate in online training on safety strategies

In the last few months, more than 100 Mexican reporters and editors used the e-learning platform of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to learn strategies for facing high-risk situations in their day-to-day coverage, due to the widespread violence in their country. Read more »


Venezuelan journalists can apply now for Knight Center course on electoral coverage

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Carter Center (through the Program to Strengthen Journalism in Venezuela) are offering an online course in Spanish on electoral coverage, to be held May 12-June 9, 2012. The course, taught by the Peruvian journalist Jacqueline Fowks, is especially geared toward Venezuelan journalists who work inside the country, including regional correspondents for national outlets. Applications will be accepted through May 4. Read more »


Strategies for journalists covering areas of risk in Mexico – Apply now for new course online

Many journalists across Mexico face a variety of daily threats and dangers. How can they do their job as effectively and safely as possible in the challenging and hostile environment created by the drug wars? To respond to these difficult situations, the recently created North American chapter of the International News Safety Institute (INSI) is offering its first online course for Mexican journalists>, in collaboration with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Mexico City-based network o reporters and editors, Periodistas de a Pie. 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 »



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