Knight Center hosts MOOC on fact-checking and data journalism [Latin America]

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Combating Mis- and Disinformation

Journalists and others interested can participate in this online course in Spanish.

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, through its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), is offering a free course on fact-checking and data journalism Nov. 19 to Dec. 16.

Instructor Laura Zommer, director of Chequeado, will teach participants the history of fact-checking and data journalism, methods of verification of public discourse, how to deal with misinformation and the best formats to publish fact-checks and innovative data journalism projects that engage the audience.

Participants may complete the course's weekly activities at their own pace.

Registration is ongoing.