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Topic “Innovators”

Knight Center launches free ebook featuring stories of innovators pushing Latin American journalism to the future

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is pleased to announce the publication of its latest free ebook, “Innovators in Latin American Journalism.” Read more »


Chilean network Mi Voz proposes '21st century agora' with citizen journalism and regional coverage

In 2018, access to the internet and the possibility of expressing yourself through various platforms and social networks like blogs, Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter are almost expected by a significant portion of the Latin American population. Read more »


How to finance independent digital media: 7 tips from Nómada in Guatemala


This article is part of the series, "Innovators in Latin American Journalism," published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with the help of Open Society Foundations' Program on Independent Journalism. Read more »


The ten commandments of crowdfunding for journalists, based on the successful campaigns of Brazil's A Pública


This article is part of the series, "Innovators in Latin American Journalism," published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with the help of Open Society Foundations' Program on Independent Journalism.


By Natalia Viana*, director, Agência Pública Read more »


Latin American innovators talk comic journalism, interactive graphics, transnational collaboration & diversifying revenue models


By Teresa Mioli and César López Linares

Latin American innovators talk comic journalism, interactive graphics, transnational collaboration and diversifying revenue models

Innovators in Latin American journalism joined the Knight Center for the 11th Iberian American Colloquium on Digital Journalism on April 15, sharing lessons on new storytelling formats, ways to expand reach of a site’s content and revenue models that offer hope for attaining financial sustainability. Read more »


Memetic Media innovates in design and distribution and focuses on digital journalism for young audiences in Paraguay

From the Paraguayan capital of Asunción, a group of professionals –including journalists, designers, illustrators and photographers– has been working for the last three years to build new digital journalistic narratives aimed at the country’s youth. Memetic Media, a non-profit association founded in 2016, brings together three media projects that share innovations in format, language and journalistic approach. The intent is to engage those neglected audiences, according to the editors. Read more »


Animal Político shakes the Mexican political class with innovations in content, presentation and collaborative projects

In Mexico it is common to hear the phrase "a little bird told me" when someone shares information whose source you can not (or do not want) to reveal. Read more »


Six ways that Uruguay’s la diaria is innovating how newspapers operate and connect with the community

Uruguayan newspaper la diaria, born in 2006, is an atypical case in the Latin American media environment. Its experience offers a sum of innovative elements in areas such as journalistic formula, business model and the media-audience relationship, among others. Read more »


Graphic artists from Latin America use comic journalism to communicate society’s problems

Germán Andino was in his teens when the gang war in Honduras began at the end of the 90s. He experienced first-hand, in his own neighborhood in Tegucigalpa, the increase in violence and he knew members of these criminal groups closely. Read more »


How Argentine innovators created Chequeado and made it a global leader in fact-checking

It was a sunny day in May when members of the Chequeado team carefully laid out a large board game in Plaza Moreno in La Plata, Argentina. The whole scene had an air of whimsy: dice that require two hands to hold, icons that stood 4 feet tall and circus performers that called passersby to try their hand at the fact-checking site’s version of “La Oca,” or the Game of the Goose. Read more »


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