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Maite Fernandez

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Maite is a native of Uruguay who loves all things web.

Currently the engagement strategist for CQ Roll Call, she was previously communications director for the International Center for Journalists — and managing editor at before that. Maite worked as a reporter for the national daily newspaper El Observador and for its website, She blogs regularly about open data, data journalism and tech tools for journalists, among other topics.

Latest Stories

Five ways to crowdsource your reporting with Facebook

The Facebook + Journalists guide offers a few tips on improving your reporting by seeking help from readers.

Maite Fernandez | September 08, 2011

Five tips for journalists on personal branding in Facebook

Sandra Crucianelli, a TV reporter and expert on social networks, tells IJNet why personal branding is good for journalists and how to interact with readers on Facebook.

Maite Fernandez | August 30, 2011

Top resources for reporting on Hurricane Irene, aftermath

Here are IJNet's top picks for covering Hurricane Irene and its aftermath.

Maite Fernandez | August 29, 2011

Three easy data visualization tools for journalists

If you're a reporter new to data visualization, IJNet suggests these three free tools to make you (and your story) look better.

Maite Fernandez | July 14, 2011

Director of crowdsourced website in Mexico: go offline to build participation

IJNet talks to Yesica Guerra of Juarez Hero Reports, a website that tracks good deeds in the violent city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Maite Fernandez | July 11, 2011

Traditional and new media unite to expose crime in Panama

Crowdsourced website "Mi Panama Transparente" investigates and publishes citizen reports of corruption and crime in collaboration with traditional news outlets.

Maite Fernandez | July 04, 2011

Crowdsourced site records good deeds in an embattled city

A citizen journalism website aims to restore civic pride in troubled Mexican city Ciudad Juarez.

Maite Fernandez | June 16, 2011