Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Data Journalism and Visualization with Free Tools

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and Google News Initiative via Independent


This resource page features course content from the Knight Center for Journalism in the America's massive open online course (MOOC) titled "Data Journalism and Visualization with Free Tools." The six-week course took place from October 14 to November 24, 2019. We are now making the content free and available to students who took the course and anyone else who's interested in interested in data journalism and visualization.

The course, which was powered by Google News Initiative, was taught by Alberto Cairo, Simon Rogers, and a great team of instructors. They created and curated the content for the course, which includes video classes, readings, exercises, and more.


Module 1: Finding and getting data

Module 2: Preparing data

Module 3: Finding stories in data

Module 4: Machine learning in data journalism

Module 5: Visualizing data

Module 6: Data-driven storytelling


Related Courses


5.0 rating, based on 1 reviews

Start your review of Data Journalism and Visualization with Free Tools

  • Profile image for Megha S
    Megha S
    It was a great opportunity to get to learn this wonderful course... The beat part in this course is that each module is taught in a way that it doesn't feels like I was not learning by myself but was taught in a classroom method. It was a great experience to learn this course.

Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free