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:
Tyler Dukes, Dan Turner, Eric Johnson, Randall Leeds, Dan Whaley, Angela Woodall, Barbara Koh, Miriam Olson Jeffery and Jo Ellen Green Kaiser
Getting public data from the Web shouldn’t be hard — it belongs to you, after all. With Haystax, an open-source bookmarklet, collecting information from online sources like government databases is as easy as tapping a few keys. No coding. No cost. No problem.
BANTR: Bay Area News Trackr (Lila LaHood, Michael Coren, John Osborn, Masood Farivar, Bradford Cross, David Cohn)
Contextualize: Ken Pascual, Dan Ucko, Max McClure, Lauren Sommer, Rose Cima, Jeff Sandstoe)
On the record:
Alex, Barbara, Danny, Kyle, Mohcine, Renee, James
Dial Me.In (Paul Osman, Amir Shaiku, Pearl Lee)
My Evil Twin Likes Me:
What’s Going on?
Bird-dog.it (FOIA Tracker): (Chase Davis, Coulter Jones, Augie Armendariz, Michael Corey, John Cotton, Djordje Padejsia, Kiran Bhattaram, Shane Shifflett, Noor Al-Samarrai, La Toya Tooles, Garance Burke)
I just wanted to give everyone a shout out and say what an incredible job you did on a beautiful weekend! Full projects to come!
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Thanks again to our sponsors and judges
Mozilla-Knight Open News
Center for Investigative Reporting
Hub Bay Area
Online News Association
San Francisco Chronicle
New Media Ventures
Public Media X
Grey Area Foundation for the Arts