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 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 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.

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.

Apr 112012

Former Knight Fellow Shines International Spotlight on Peru

Knight International Journalism Fellow Hena Cuevas was assigned to report on the Peruvian potato for China Central Television (CCTV). Peru is the birthplace of the potato and home to more than 4,000 species of the tuber.

Cuevas knew the best way to cover a global story so important to her country was through Red TV, the national network she partnered with during her fellowship to create Peru's first broadcast training center.


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Feb 142012

Keeping Success Alive in Peru: A Yearlong Fellowship Leads to Lasting Change

The success of any project isn’t measured by what occurs when you’re around, but by what happens once you’re gone. That was the dilemma in Peru as the Knight Fellowship was approaching its final stage. Sustainability: How would all this training of journalists continue without the presence of the Knight Fellow?

Throughout the year, we had been working with two journalists from Red TV, a 40-station network that reaches more than one third of Peru's TV viewers.


Knight International Fellow Hena Cuevas with former Congressman Héctor Chávez, is made an honorary member of the Federation of Journalists of Peru.


Trainer Eduardo Univazo shoots with Diego Guevara from Uno Noticias (Tacna)