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A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America - 2018

We are now accepting applications for the spring 2018 program. Please click here to apply now. Applications for the spring 2018 program will close on November 13, 2017.

In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program.

Jul 282015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Mapping Deforestation in the Amazon, Upcoming African Datacamps

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 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 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.

Global: Bolstering Digital Security and Data Privacy for Journalists around the World

Knight International Journalism Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra is creating digital tools and working with journalists and media organizations to enhance their safety and improve the security of their work.

Oct 172014

News App "Yo Intervengo" Wants Colombians to Shine a Light on Corruption

On one of Bogotá, Colombia’s busiest thoroughfares, Calle 26, eight-and-a-half miles of dedicated bus lanes were set to be constructed between 2007 and 2009.

Dec 212012

Mashup of Open Data, Maps and Storytelling Makes Sense of the Amazon's Environment

In O'Reilly Radar, Alex Howard profiled six examples of data-driven journalism from around the world, which featured Knight Fellow Gustavo Faleiros's InfoAmazonia.

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On the podium, after award winners of the Social Entrepreneurship Initiative were announced at the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Brasilia. From left to right are: Cansarp Kaya of Turkey; Ronnie Lovler, United States; Irina Codrean, Moldava; Elena Calustro, Romania; Mariam Adnan, Yemen and Cristian Botan, Romania. Photo by Virginie Nguyen Hoang.

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Ronnie Lovler, former Knight International Journalism Fellow in Colombia, at the podium in Brasilia, thanking the jury of the Social Entrepreneuship Initiative at the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference, for selecting the Monitor de Corrupción in Colombia for an award. The Monitor de Corrupción is a joint project with the Consejo de Redacción. Photo by Virginie Nguyen Hoang.