Dec 92015

Global Business Journalism Program Seeks Applicants for 2016-2017 Academic Year

The Global Business Journalism (GBJ) Program at Tsinghua University offers a unique opportunity for college graduates who hope to pursue a career in economic or financial journalism.

The Tsinghua Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ)

Students selected for the Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ) learn how to cover global economics, financial markets and companies, with a spotlight on the China experience. All courses in the master's degree program are taught in English by renowned scholars and top foreign correspondents and journalists. Special attention is given to comparative studies of Chinese and Western stocks, bonds, currencies and government policies. Courses emphasize practical, hands-on training.

S&P Global Periodismo Financiero de Datos

En un mundo que está cada vez más dependiente de tecnología y de datos masivos, los periodistas necesitan estar actualizados en las últimas herramientas, entender cómo encontrar y usar bases de datos y tener una base sólida en las prácticas modernas de negocios.

Con el apoyo de S&P Global, el Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ, por sus siglas en inglés) ofreció dos cursos en línea para reporteros - uno en inglés y otro en español – enfocados en el uso de datos para cubrir noticias financieras y de emprendimiento.

S&P Global Financial Data Journalism

In a world that is increasingly dependent on technology and big data, journalists need to stay up to date on the latest tools, understand how to find and use databases, and have a solid foundation in modern business practices. Click here to read this page in Spanish.

May 82015

Finding ‘Ever Clever Ways’ to Create Sustainable Revenue for Newsrooms

The number of media start-ups is at an all-time high, according to Jan Schaffer, executive director of The Institute for Interactive Journalism’s J-Lab. But “the only way you can [sustain] that is to figure out what your revenue streams are going to be,” she said in a talk with 16 Latin American journalists who are in the U.S. as part of ICFJ’s “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program.

Feb 202015

Knight's Ibargüen: 'If you care about journalism, you have to care about technology'

Radical changes introduced by the digital age have created exciting possibilities for journalism to inform and illuminate the public, said Alberto Ibargüen, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

In accepting the W.M. Kiplinger Award for Distinguished Contributions from the National Press Foundation, Ibargüen emphasized the importance of maintaining core journalistic values while embracing the changes brought on by the technology revolution.

Feb 122015

How Knight Fellow Nasr ul Hadi is Transforming Newsrooms in India

Knight International Journalism Fellow Nasr ul Hadi has worn a lot of hats throughout his journalism career.

He’s been a copy editor, tried every medium from broadcast to print to online and even taught the next class of journalists as a professor. Throughout his career, Hadi has worked with the editorial and business sides of news production and alongside interns, reporters, editors and upper management.

His wide-ranging knowledge of media will help him face his next challenge.

India: Improving News Technologies and Access to Information

Knight International Journalism Fellow Nasr ul Hadi works with media organizations in India to develop and expand the use of news technologies and improve access to quality information in the region.

Hadi will help English- and Hindi-language newsrooms in India adopt a “digital supply chain” to integrate technology into all stages of news production – from collecting, verifying and analyzing data and other information to packaging, distribution and audience engagement.