Mariano Blejman

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Knight International Journalism Fellow Mariano Blejman is creating the first news innovation contest in Latin America. Blejman is an editor and media entrepreneur specializing in data-driven journalism. In 2011, he co-founded Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires, a local chapter of the group that brings technologists and journalists together to find solutions to information problems. Prior to his Knight Fellowship, Blejman worked at the Argentine newspaper Página/12 for 14 years. He was an editor and writer for the digital culture section and editor-in-chief of a weekly supplement on youth culture, rock music and technology.

Latest Stories

Expanding the boundaries of digital storytelling

Data-Driven Documents is a powerful tool for creating complex visuals and interactive designs.

Mariano Blejman | April 18, 2013

Tips for launching a Hacks/Hackers chapter

Less than two years ago, a group of journalists and technologists came together in Buenos Aires to rethink the news. Today, the 1,700-member group has created a vibrant space for media innovation. Here's what they learned along the way.

Mariano Blejman | March 25, 2013