3rd annual BCNI News Hackathon results

A visualized map of police advisory complaints in the City of Philadelphia won the third annual BarCamp NewsInnovation News Hackathon. Seven projects, judged by Temple University Journalism Dept. Chairman Andy Mendelson, Technically Philly reporter Juliana Reyes and Sunlight Foundation’s Bob Lannon: Mapping Police Complaints by Mike Ball [WINNER]— Mike created an interactive map plotting the […]

Emily McManus, TED.com editor to give BCNI keynote

A past BCNI attendee and editor of TED.com, Emily McManus will give the unconference keynote in the lunchtime hour. Find her on Linkedin here. Emily is a change from the first planned keynote for this year because of some unfortunate news, but Emily is no stand-in. The accomplished content director is driving one of the […]

Schedule for BarCamp NewsInnovation 2013

One of the biggest changes to the 5th annual BCNI will be some pre-planned sessions to kick things off, so we wanted to highlight some of those sessions with an overall look at the tightened schedule. We’re also welcoming our friends from the Philly Content Strategy group to bring new faces with a cohosted event: […]

News Hackathon pre-brainstorming

More than 30 journalists and technologists came together in the new Inquirer newsroom today for an introduction to and brainstorming for the BCNI News Hackathon. See our event working document here. The event, hosted by Interstate General Media and sponsored by the Center for Public Interest Journalism, included the highlight of a handful of hackathon […]