Mariano Blejman

Mariano Blejman

Lessons learned from building data journalism teams in Latin America

ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman reflects on lessons learned while launching and running HacksLabs, the first data journalism accelerator in Latin America.

Mariano Blejman | October 02, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Fellows head to Norway for Global Investigative Journalism Conference

#GIJC15 next week, ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman offers insights on how to build a media company and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | October 02, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: This American Life uses Hackdash to showcase its audio hackathon

Hackdash goes audio, Karachi d|Bootcamp projects launch and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | September 25, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: ANCIR editor named a finalist for global investigative journalism award

Investigative editor Khadija Sharife is up for the Global Shining Light Award, a crash course in cybersecurity from Kenya and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | September 18, 2015

Interactive Yo Quiero Saber game makes decision-making easy for voters

HacksLabs grantee Yo Quiero Saber allows Argentine citizens a clear and easy way to see which political candidates share their views.

Federico Ricciardi | September 15, 2015

Four tools from the 2015 Media Party that journalists should check out

Mok scouted the event, attended by over 1600 media professionals and enthusiasts, and rounded up these digital tools that journalists can use to ease workflow, build interactive stories and more. 

Jefferson Mok | September 10, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Media Party attracts more than 1,600 journalists and technologists

A recap of Media Party, a science-themed Data Quest and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | September 04, 2015's Melissa Bell on how to find your audience and build your brand

In her workshop "How to build a brand" at the Buenos Aires Media Party, the co-founder explained the role of self-esteem and collaborative work in a successful project.

Ana Prieto | September 03, 2015

How El Meme built an online community — and is making money doing it

El Meme isn't exactly a journalism site, but it draws advertisers and millennials. Here's what they've learned from journalists and what news outlets can learn from them.

Ashley Nguyen | September 01, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Code for Africa forges partnerships in Asia during Taiwan's first d|Bootcamp

Spreading innovations between Africa and Asia, audience data at the Hindustan Times and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup. 

Alyssa Mesich | August 28, 2015