Argentina

Apr 192012

Argentine Hackathon Helps Journalists Tackle Data Visualization

Knight International Journalism Fellow Sandra Crucianelli participated in a "Hackathon," bringing Argentine tech developers and media organizations together in an effort to help journalists stay on top of communication technologies. The goal of this first session? Creating applications to display chronologies of social issues and events.

Argentina: Create Tools to Collect, Analyze and Visualize Data for Investigative Stories

At La Nación, one of Argentina’s leading daily newspapers, Knight International Journalism Fellow Sandra Crucianelli created the first team of investigative journalists who can track tax revenues earmarked for the country’s crumbling public services. She created a team of data journalists who can extract and analyze information for investigative stories. And as part of this effort, she helped La Nación launch Argentina’s first data blog, where journalists post data-driven stories and invite the public to respond and engage.

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Argentina: Journalism Training (2003)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Maren Bingham completed four months of journalism training in Argentina in 2003, partnering with Universidad Catolica Argentina.

Argentina: Journalism Training (1999)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Martha Datema Lipscomb completed four months of journalism training in Argentina in 1999, partnering with Tea Imagen.

Argentina: Journalism Training (1998)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Gavin Scott (Deceased) completed nine months of journalism training in Argentina in 1998, partnering with the Asociacion de Entidades Periodisticas Argentinas.