Argentina

Aug 142015

Tracking Politicians' Careers and Positions with Technology

One of the best-known principles of geometry says that if two points are on a plane, the line that passes between those points is also on the same plane. Data visualization platform Cargografías applies this concept to politicians' careers, allowing voters to trace the path of candidates running for public office from their first political move to their most recent.

Aug 142015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Gamifying Candidates in Argentina, Tech Funding in Africa

_Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field.

Jul 312015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Medical Malpractice In Peru, Improving Environmental Reporting

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

ICFJ Knight Fellows’ projects featured in a new Center for International Media Assistance report and more in this week’s roundup.

Jul 162015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: The Human Cost of African Mining, Tracking Argentine Elections

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Tracking election campaigns in Argentina, the dirt on industrial mining in Africa, drones banned in Kenya and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Jul 72015

The Ethics of Social Data: Insights for the Digital Newsroom

In the fast-paced news environment, reporters are inclined to publish a story, push it out on social media and move on to their next piece. But if journalists aren't carving out time to reflect on the article's performance or how their audience interacted with it, they're missing out on a crucial piece of the engagement puzzle.

Jul 72015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Diamond Prices Exposed, Tracking Counterfeit Drugs

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field.

Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Jul 22015

Hustle & Workflow: How to Succeed in Digital Media

In Latin America, there is a real opportunity to create profitable businesses around content and there are valuable lessons to be learned from those digital outlets that found a way to be successful online.

ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman led a Google Hangout sponsored by the Dow Jones Foundation on best practices for digital media and the keys to success behind publications like BuzzFeed, Mic, Vox, Upworthy and Quartz.

Jun 222015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Media Innovation Bootcamps, Water Piracy in Pakistan

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field.

Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.

Aug 252014

Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires Media Party reboots the news media Aug. 28 to 30

For the third consecutive year, the largest gathering of digitally oriented media in Latin America, the Hacks/Hackers BA 2014 Media Party, returns to Buenos Aires. In 2014, the event will include talks from 30 experts from the best interactive innovation projects worldwide; 50 workshops and a media fair showcasing more than 70 news projects.

What’s more, HacksLabs, the first accelerator for data journalism projects in Latin America, will award a US$10,000 prize to the winning project from the Media Party hackathon.