Ecuador

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.

Oct 282014

Ecuadoran Reporter Unmasks Dangerous Child Trafficking Trends

In March, an eight-year-old girl from Ecuador traveled with a trafficker, or “coyote,” who promised to reunite her with her parents in the United States. But while attempting to illegally cross the border, her trafficker was arrested. The girl, Jhoselín Noemí Álvarez Quillay, was sent to a shelter. There, 33 days after leaving her home in Ecuador, she was found dead by hanging.

The incident, which is still being investigated, set off a media firestorm and a wave of suspicion.

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.

Ecuador: Journalism Training (1996)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Margaret Arbini completed six months in Ecuador in 1996, partnering with the Sindicato dos Jornalistas Profissionais do Amazonas.

Ecuador: Journalism Training (1994)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Arthur Golden completed six months of journalism training in Ecuador in 1994, partnering with the Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicacion para America Latina (CIESPAL).

Ecuador: Journalism Training (2001)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Charles Layton completed six months of journalism training in Ecuador in 2001, partnering with the Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina (CIESPAL).

Ecuador, El Salvador & Panama: Journalism Training (2004)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Joe Rubin completed eight months of journalism training in Ecuador, El Salvador and Panama in 2004, partnering with El Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina (CIESPAL).

Journalism Training in Ecuador

Knight International Journalism Fellow Mary Walton completed six months of journalism training in Ecuador in 2001, partnering with El Centro Internacional de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación para América Latina (CIESPAL).

Ecuador: Journalism Training (1998)

Knight International Journalism Fellow James Woolf completed six months in Ecuador in 1998, partnering with the Federación Nacional de Periodistas de Ecuador (FENAPE).