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June Multimedia Institute: What you’ll take away

The June 10-21 Multimedia Institute is an intensive multi-platform training program designed to equip journalists, educators and other professionals with skills in visual storytelling, data visualization and social media.

Alberto Cairo Presentation for May 4 Data Journalism Symposium

Visual communications expert Alberto Cairo shares his slideshow presentation on the art of infographics.

LIVE Storify: Complexity & Context Data Journalism Symposium

Journalists, technologists and civic leaders talk trends and implications for the future of data journalism.

Q&A with Alberto Cairo: Exploring the art and ethics of infographics

Alberto Cairo on the art of infographics and the ethical dilemmas that come with the field of data visualization.

Q&A with Catherine Bracy: Technology, innovation and the public sector

Catherine Bracy of Code for America wants to bring 21st century technology and innovation to the public sector.

Our First Ever Data Journalism Symposium

Data Symposium at kdmcBerkeley-transforming the way we tell stories with data. For data journalists, non-profits interested in new ideas for communicating information, and higher education professionals.

Custom Trainings: Supporting the Next Generation of Broadcast Media

How can television and radio stations effectively adapt their content for the web, especially new mobile platforms? We can help.

Video Storytelling Workshop: Three things you'll take away

Journalists, educators and media professionals can all benefit from video storytelling skills. We’re not talking Oscar-worthy filmmaking here. Just the ability to shoot, edit and present compelling video content. We can help.

Data visualization workshop take-aways

Examples of interactive charts and maps - take-aways from the Data Visualization workshop in January 2013.

Data Visualization for Storytellers

Some of the most compelling information about our world can be found in data. But just because you shape those numbers into a graph doesn't make it a story.

TJ Kelly: Social Media and The Impact of Storytelling

Social media marketing expert TJ Kelly has worked with some of the biggest clients in the world (eBay, HP, Charles Schwab). Here he shows journalists, educators and public affairs experts how to use the same strategies to engage their communities.

Friends and alumni of kdmcBerkeley top nominees for Online Journalism Awards

Check out the outstanding work of kdmcBerkeley's extended family.

Storytellers: Master the Modern Toolbox

Reporting meaningful stories with the latest digital tools can be confusing, even for the tech savvy journalist. Let us help.

Do You Want To Be A Multimedia Rockstar?

Multimedia Storytelling Institute

Online News Association key training points

ONA looks at where journalism is headed. KDMC supports and attends the conference to share what we know and to learn from industry leaders. KDMC will build many of the ideas we gather into upcoming workshops. Here's my list of key points that will get covered in our workshops. What would you add?

2010 Interactive Census Workshop

KDMC is proud to announce some of the guest speakers for its’ 2010 Interactive Census Workshop that will take place December 12-17 on the campus UC Berkeley. The workshop will emphasize four different visual techniques or ways to show Census data:

1. Tell stories with interactive GIS maps.

2. Clean and prepare U.S. Census data.

3. Create beautiful and ...

The Mystery of Huguette Clark and Her Millions

Bill Dedman (Jan '08) published a second installment of his investigative report on the reclusive, 104-year-old heiress Huguette Clark and what's to come of her vast fortune.

Dedman, an investigative reporter for msnbc.com, first reported the story of Huguett, the mysterious heiress who has sequestered herself from the world for the past 50 years, as an annotated 47 ...

KDMC Alums and Friends Get 50% Discount to We Media Miami

The Knight Digital Media Center will be at We Media Miami, March 9-11, 2009 - and we hope you will too. KDMC is a proud co-sponsor of this influential and inspiring conference for media game-changers, leaders, visionaries and investors. If you'd like to take part in the provocative discussions and presentations about innovations in journalism, we have an offer that ...

June Multimedia Webcasts

Another week of multimedia workshops has passed, and we've beeen webcasting featured panelists and speakers live.  Video archives are now online.

USC News Entrepreneurs' Boot Camp

The Knight Digital Media Center in partnership with USC Annenberg School for Communication, the Center for Communication Leadership and the Online Journalism Review is accepting applications for its special News Entrepreneur Boot Camp to be held May 16-21, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Tweeting UNITY 2008

KDMC trainers are at the UNITY convention in Chicago, where they'll be giving presentations on multimedia technique and technology. You can follow them online through Twitter, where they'll be sending out short (140 characters or less!) "tweets" on what's happening there.

UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. is coalition composed of the Asian American Journalists Association, the National ...

Live Blogging News Leadership 3.0

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Our partners down in Los Angeles at the USC Knight Digtial Media Center are hosting a News Leadership 3.0 conference and they have Michele McLellan live blogging the sessions through the rest of this week.