Explain this! How explanatory journalism informs and engages audiences

Welcome to the Knight Center’s new MOOC, “Explain this! How explanatory journalism informs and engages audiences,” organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from the Knight Foundation. During this four-week massive open online course, which will be held from January 16-February 12, 2023, students will learn techniques and formats for adding background and context to the news to help readers make sense of the daily outpouring of news, as well as to fight misinformation.

Opportunity offered by:

Knight Center Journalism Courses

The Knight Center has offered online courses since 2003 and began to expand its distance learning program with the launch of its first MOOC in October 2012. Since then, the…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

All locations
United States (all)

Areas of focus

Explanatory Journalism

Application deadline:
January 16, 2023