Mariano Blejman

Mariano Blejman

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Code for Africa plans its future

The trajectory of Code for Africa, a weeklong hackathon in Moldova, upcoming events across Latin America and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | June 26, 2015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: New tool makes contracts in Argentina available for public scrutiny

Buscador del Boletín Oficial allows journalists to search public contracts in Argentina, a new Knight Fellow joins the team, geojournalism tips and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Jefferson Mok | June 18, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Hacks/Hackers in Buenos Aires hosts UXathon

A participant in a recent hackathon outlines her experience, an ICFJ Knight Fellow is featured on a media technology podcast and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | June 05, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Creating more transparency in the Latin American legal system

Using data to improve transparency in law in Argentina, look out for ICFJ Knight Fellows at the third International Open Data Conference and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | May 29, 2015

HacksLabs funds data journalism projects from Chile and Mexico

Three data journalism projects focused on transparency and accountability – two from Mexico and one from Chile – have been named the winners of an accelerator challenge run by HacksLabs.

IJNet | December 23, 2014

Yo Intervengo mobile app will empower citizens to track public works projects

In Colombia, the winners of a US$10,000 prize are building an app to shine a light on corruption in public spending.

Jessica Weiss | October 17, 2014

What I learned as a Media Factory entrepreneur

The co-founder of Venezuela's El Cambur shares lessons learned as he got his startup off the ground with help from the Media Factory, Latin America's first media accelerator. 

Rodolfo A. Rico | October 13, 2014

Hyperaudio platform makes it easier for reporters to match interview transcripts with audio and video

Hyperaudio co-founder Mark Boas presented the platform at the recent Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires Media Party.

Kristin Deasy | September 16, 2014

Census Reporter is an 'evangelical tool to make journalists want to use data more'

The new platform makes reporting on census data easier and encourages collaboration among journalists.

Kristin Deasy | September 08, 2014

Community-building tips for newsrooms

Community engagement specialist Jeanne Brooks shared her advice at the recent Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires Media party.

Kristin Deasy | September 04, 2014