Meet Velocidad winners

Cerosetenta – Colombia

Cerosetenta is a digital native media outlet of independent journalism created in 2011 by the Journalism Study Center of the Universidad de los Andes. Besides focusing on announcing the news, Cerosetenta also integrates Colombian academic research with a journalistic narrative, to widen its readers’ context. Its interviews and chronicles, which include social demonstrations, LGBTI rights, and indigenous communities’ rights, are written from a human rights and gender perspective.

Ciper– Chile

The Center for Investigative Reporting, CIPER, was created in 2007 and is a non-profit foundation focused on investigative journalism. Its journalistic work in areas like inequality, child abuse, education, corruption, and transparency has had an enormous influence on Chile’s politics and public agenda.

Convoca – Peru 

Convoca is an investigative journalism digital outlet founded in 2014 by Peruvian reporters, data analysts and programmers. It systematically investigates the networks of political and corporate power through reports, smart use of databases and new digital narratives.

El Pitazo – Venezuela 

El Pitazo is a Venezuelan multiplatform media with a national and generalist range founded in 2014. Its network includes 53 correspondents and 800 infocitizens. The organization works with over 11 international institutions to conduct thorough investigations and distribute the content to a variety of communities.

El Surtidor – Paraguay 

El Surtidor was born in 2016 with the goal of providing visual information to a young audience in Paraguay. It focuses mainly on visual graphics, which spread through social networks and messaging apps, the platforms where people talk and argue about current events. With its daily publications, El Surtidor invites people to reflect on how individual reality connects with wider problems and phenomena, and influences their participation in public debate about the environment, education, work, and sexual and reproductive rights; all fundamental problems for the country.

El Toque – Cuba

El Toque is an independent digital platform founded in 2014 that focuses on citizen empowerment and human rights. Its main goal is to increase the number of spaces for social dialogue in Cuba. With a strong audiovisual stamp, a team of over 30 young journalists, photographers, video producers and illustrators, El Toque produces content for audiences in and out of the island, connected and disconnected from the internet.

Lado B – México

Lado B is an independent digital media outlet based in Puebla, Mexico, and dedicated to inclusive and responsible journalism since 2011. Its main topics are corruption, transparency, security, the environment, gender, sexual diversity, migration and culture. From the beginning Lado B has specialized in investigative journalism and in raising the visibility of the communities’ denunciations.

Ponte Jornalismo – Brasil 

Ponte Jornalismo is an independent digital native media outlet created in 2014 that focuses on the coverage of human rights, justice and public safety. Its main themes are extrajudicial executions, racism, gender violence, prison violence, crime and the defense of freedom of speech. Ponte has published hundreds of denunciations, has influenced other Brazilian media outlets and has collaborated in the release of wrongly convicted innocents.

Posta – Argentina 

Posta is a digital media outlet based in Buenos Aires and founded in 2014. With its own, defiant tone, Posta has produced more than 50 original podcasts about current issues, ideas, innovation, technology, entertainment and pop culture. Its contents have been widely received by their audience, which has doubled in one year.

Redacción – Argentina 

Redacción is an Argentinean media outlet created in 2018 to face informative intoxication. From a point of view of human journalism, it encourages the citizens’ positive participation. Its coverage and conversations focus on sustainability, technology, education, health, employment, inclusion, gender and culture. Its interdisciplinary and diverse team allocates the different journalistic formats in several products and channels to inform and, at the same time, create fluid conversations within the community.