A hackathon to rethink how we create, disseminate, and consume media on mobile.

+General Guidelines

+Info on APIs

+Schedule

+#NewsHack

The event will begin with lightning talks to inspire ideas for the hackathon, and hacking will continue for a day.  At the end of the hackathon teams will present their projects.  

The hackathon will emphasis opportunities around mobile - including how we can build tools to improve content creation, dissemination, and consumption on mobile. This includes apps and also the mobile web. 

More information here: http://hackingjournalism.com

Sign up here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hacking-journalism-rethink-how-we-create-disseminate-and-consume-media-tickets-11407617491?aff=eorg

 

If you have any questions, tweet @whichlight or email kawandeep[at]embed.ly

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Eligibility

Journalists, developers, designers are encouraged to participate in the hackathon. 

Requirements

+prototype,

+video, images,

+pitch presentation

Judges

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Judging Criteria

  • Mobile
    The focus of the hackathon is mobile, this will be part of the judging criteria
  • Design
    How does the product look and feel
  • News/Media related
  • API use
    This only matters for the specific best of API prizes, not for the general prizes
  • Originality