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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 […]

2012 ‘News Hackathon’ presented by Tropo winners 4

The second annual News Hackathon presented by Tropo held during BarCamp NewsInnovation had more than 40 participants, half of whom were developers and the rest were journalists. More coverage on Technically Philly. They built mobile-focused tools that were aimed at informing underserved communities and were given prizes thanks to the generosity of the Center for […]

BCNI 2012 Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon presented by Tropo 2

Like last year, the BCNI un-conference will be running conterminously with a hackathon. This year, the work will be more focused: to help blossom creativity and leverage on-board talent. So, you’re invited to the first Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon presented by Tropo, which will be dedicated to building tools that help inform communities. Register here, […]

BCNI 2011 Open Gov Hackathon results and prizes 2

News production and technology are sure to continue to converge. It was why running concurrently with BCNI this year, we also organized the Open Gov Hackathon presented by Tropo. “Journalism and coding collide in an explosion of awesome,” as Tropo developer and open gov enthusiast Mark Headd put it. In the Temple TV studio, from […]