Learn how to capture the world in 3D: Sign up for this free online course on photogrammetry for journalists (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Learn how to capture the world in 3D: Sign up for this free online course on photogrammetry for journalists. “Photogrammetry allows journalists to tell stories about the world around them by creating three-dimensional replicas from photographs. Learn more about the photogrammetric process and how it can be used for journalism in a new free online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.”

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Join thousands of journalists learning about ‘product thinking’ in Knight Center’s new free online course

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Join thousands of journalists learning about ‘product thinking’ in Knight Center’s new free online course. “Six thousand people from around the world have just started the Knight Center’s newest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to learn about ‘product thinking,’ an emerging discipline in journalism that has had an impact on media outlets that have moved from being mono-product to multi-product companies. ‘Product Strategies for Journalism: How to align editorial, audience, business and technology,’ began on Aug. 23, but there’s still time to register and catch up!”

Join the revolution in conversational journalism: Register now for ‘Building Bots for Journalism,’ a free online course (Knight Center)

Knight Center: Join the revolution in conversational journalism: Register now for ‘Building Bots for Journalism,’ a free online course. “Bots have been a buzzword for journalists in recent years because of their abilities to reach readers on platforms consumers are already using on a daily basis: SMS text, Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Facebook Messenger. In the next MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, John Keefe from news site Quartz — a pioneer and promoter of conversational journalism — will teach you the basics of writing a bot that will respond to readers like a human through text or speech.”

Knight Center Launches MOOC on Podcasting

The good news: the Knight Center started a MOOC about podcasting. The bad news: it started yesterday. “The Knight Center course is tailored to journalists and media practitioners, but is open to anyone wanting to start a podcast. The course will provide an introduction to the medium; review different formats like storytelling and talk show styles; teach how to plan and script episodes; go over technical aspects of production; and cover marketing and best practices for audio recording.”