Event coverage

June
7
2014

ICFJ Knight Fellow's Regional Hackathon Follows Funds

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Fourteen distinct chapters of Hacks/Hackers across Latin America and Miami gathered participants on June 7 to work on projects that attempt to answer one basic question: Where does my money go?

The hackathon brought journalists and coders together to follow where and how Latin American governments and corporations direct their funds.

October
2
2012

2011 Knight International Journalism Award Winner Receives Emmy Award

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Thet Sambath, winner of the 2011 Knight International Journalism Award, was honored Monday with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism (Long Form) for “Enemies of the People,” the documentary film he co-produced and directed. The film uncovers the truth behind massacres ordered by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s that claimed more than a million lives.

January
23
2012

Trio of Reporting Awards Helps Elevate Role of Health News and Women Journalists in Mozambique

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When Knight International Journalism Fellow Mercedes Sayagues arrived at the Savana newsroom in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2010, she found a lone woman reporter covering health and education news, stories that were largely ignored by editors more focused on politics, sports and corruption. “Salane Muchanga was the token woman, and not taken seriously,” recalls Sayagues.

Sayagues went to work, guiding the young reporter in the basics of health journalism.

December
9
2011

Journalists from Chattanooga and Chicago Honored for International Reporting

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Two reporters have won awards, named for Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, for outstanding coverage of global stories with important local angles.