Summing up NewsHack Day 2012
We turned out an incredible NewsHack Day. During three days, more than 120 attendees came from ProPublica, Google, KQED, Berkeley, Stanford, MotherJones, Washington Post, AP, IDEO, Stamen, the San Francisco Chronicle and more to share their ideas about the future of journalism and hack some projects. On Friday, ScraperWiki led the code camp teaching journalists the basics of coding, then...
It May Not Be Televised, but the (Journalism)...
Big thanks for a great article by Eric Johnson at All Things D! “What a weird weekend for journalism…..” http://allthingsd.com/20120626/it-may-not-be-televised-but-the-journalism-revolution-will-be-hacked/
THANK YOU! NewsHack Day wraps up
What an amazing weekend! We had more than 75 people and 8 teams create some of the most innovative journalism tools I’ve ever seen. We’ll be posting a full round up of the projects, awards and source code soon. For now, a list of the teams: Haystax: http://haystaxdata.org/ Tyler Dukes, Dan Turner, Eric Johnson, Randall Leeds, Dan Whaley, Angela Woodall, Barbara Koh, Miriam Olson...
What is NewsHack Day? We’re bringing together journalists, developers and designers for some creative news coding and data reporting. Hackers and designers will work with reporters to come up with the future of journalism. A “liberate the data” code bootcamp on June 22 will precede the news hackathon on Saturday and Sunday. Who’s invited? You. Designers,...
When + Where + How
You can find all the detailed information linked here: Schedule, Signup, Who’s Coming, About, and Wiki. Impatient for it all now? A summary is below. When: June 22 - 24 Where: 901 Mission St, San Francisco, CA at Hub SOMA and the San Francisco Chronicle Brief schedule (see the full schedule here) *** CodeBootcamp by ScraperWiki and NewsHack Social ***Friday, June 22 Coders (and...
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