Alicia Cytrynblum

Ashoka Fellow
Argentina
Fellow Since 2009

Citation

This profile was prepared when Alicia Cytrynblum was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
Introduction
Through the concept of “social journalism,” Alicia is transforming the news media in Argentina by giving visibility to social issues and by bringing human rights and social perspectives to political and economic news. She is also developing a collaborative approach to news-making by creating incentives for newspapers to produce collective coverages on social issues of national relevance. Alicia has trained more than two thousand journalists from 14 of Argentina’s 23 provinces and the federal district. She is introducing social journalism as a new discipline in Argentina’s most prominent universities.
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The Person

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