Corruption Monitor

The Corruption Monitor maps journalist and citizen reports of misuse of funds, bribery, fraud and other incidents of corruption across Colombia.

Jul 252012

Digital Map to Track Corruption Launches in Colombia

A digital mapping tool to track corruption in Colombia on a national scale launched July 24, a result of our partnership with the Consejo de Redacción, a country-wide organization of investigative journalists.

Colombia - HH Mtg 2

Journalists and technology experts gather in Colombia for the second meeting of Hacks/Hackers Bogota. (Photo by Luis Bentancourt)

Jun 52012

Bogota's First Hacks/Hackers Chapter to Build Crowdsourced Environmental Map

Our newly-formed chapter of Hacks/Hackers in Bogota is losing no time in getting to work. At our second meeting on May 29, the 40 journalists and developers present agreed to begin a first project: an online, crowdsourced map to share information about environmental problems in the capital.

Colombia HH Ronnie and Penarredonda

Knight Fellow Ronnie Lovler and Colombian journalist José Luis Peñarredonda discuss next steps after the event. (Photo by Natalia Gomez Carvajal)

Colombia HH Aguilar

Attendee Luis Hernando Aguilar suggests a potential Hacks/Hackers project during the meeting. (Photo by Natalia Gomez Carvajal)

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An attentive audience during the inaugural meeting to form a Hacks/Hackers chapter in Bogota, Colombia. (Photo by Natalia Gomez Carvajal)

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Chrys Wu, a New York City-based Hacks/Hackers organizer, speaks to the group via Skype while Knight International Journalism Fellow Ronnie Lovler moderates the discussion. (Photo by Miriam Forero)

Colombia Hacks Hackers Ronnie and Tiffany

Knight International Journalism Fellow Ronnie Lovler talks with local restaurant owner and meeting attendee Tiffany Kohl. (Photo by Miriam Forero)