Investigative journalist and digital media strategist Miguel Paz, a 2015 Nieman-Berkman Fellow, has joined the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York as a distinguished lecturer specializing in data journalism and multimedia storytelling.
A native of Chile, Paz is a former Knight ICFJ Fellow and president of the Poderomedia Foundation, an organization that promotes the use of new technologies to rethink journalism and foster transparency and digital innovation in Latin American news organizations. He also founded Poderopedia.org, a data journalism platform that maps who’s who in business and politics in the region. Paz is the creator of the Hacks/Hackers chapter in Santiago and the Iberoamerican Data Journalism Handbook and is co-founder of OpenDataLatinoamerica.org. He previously was deputy director of ElMostrador.cl, the first digital-only newspaper in Chile.