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Students of online course on video for the internet earn scholarships for seminar on YouTube Space in São Paulo

Reinventing the language of journalistic audiovisual production for the web was the main theme of the massive open online course (MOOC) "News video production for the internet." It’s also what the fifteen students of the course who were selected to participate in a workshop on YouTube Space in São Paulo wanted to express in their projects. Read more »


Knight Center receives $600,000 from Knight Foundation to expand its online training program for journalists

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will expand its online journalism education program over the next four years thanks to a $600,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Read more »


Knight Center launches program for ISOJ 2015, the global conference on online journalism; registration is open

ISOJ 2015

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has released the program for the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual conference that attracts media executives, journalists and scholars from around the world. ISOJ will be held at the University of Texas at Austin on April 17-18, 2015. Check the ISOJ program here and click here to register. Read more »


New Knight Center MOOC "Introduction to Data Journalism" nears 3,000 participants

Over 2,700 participants from 47 countries have registered for the next Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, "Introduction to Data Journalism," taught in Spanish by journalist and expert on the subject Sandra Crucianelli. Click here to registerRead more »


CPJ highlights cyber-attack against Knight Center

The Committee to Protect Journalists highlighted last week the cyber-attack against the websites of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the International Symposium for Online Journalism, which knocked down the sites for two weeks. Read more »


Knight Center launches timeline of judicial censorship in Brazil

While freedom of expression remains a fundamental right guaranteed by the Brazilian Constitution, the court system has become an effective tool for crippling media organizations and silencing critical journalists and bloggers in the country. A timeline from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas shows that there were 16 cases of the courts being used to censor journalists in 2012 alone. Read more »


Knight Center webinar teaches 60 journalists how to improve their reporting with smartphones


Some 60 journalists from 15 countries completed a webinar in Spanish on Tuesday, Feb. 19, on mobile news reporting tools available on any smartphone. Read more »



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