Editors' Lab New York
The winning project: "Game Center" by The Chicago Tribune
The Editors' Lab New York Jury
- Ben Gerst, Executive Director, Technology, The New York Times
- Jane McDonnell, Director, Online News Association
- Chris Barr, Media Innovation Associate, Knight Foundation
- Antoine Laurent, Deputy Director, Global Editors Network
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Participating Editors' Lab Teams
The AP, founded in 1846, is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering, supplying a steady stream of news to its members, international subscribers and commercial customers. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.
The Boston Globe seeks to be the indispensable source of trusted relevant and authoritative news and information for their readers, thereby helping them meet the challenges in their lives.The paper was started in 1872 by six Boston businessmen, led by Eben Jordan. Over the years the Globe has evolved from a newspaper into a multi-media source of news and information. Boston.com was launched in 1995 and is now is one of the country’s strongest regional websites.
The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Illinois, and the flagship publication of the Tribune Company. It remains the most read daily newspaper of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Great Lakes region and is currently the eighth largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. The Tribune was founded by James Kelly, John E. Wheeler and Joseph K. C. Forrest, publishing its first edition on June 10, 1847.
Digital First Media
Digital First Media is one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value readers and connecting advertisers to them. It manages the MediaNews Group and the Journal Register Company. As of 2012, the combined newspapers and online media outlets managed by the company had 57 million readers.
A thriving media organization at the forefront of digital innovation, NPR creates and distributes award-winning news, information, and music programming to a network of 975 independent stations. Through them, NPR programming reaches 26 million listeners every week. Since 1971, NPR and its journalists and programs have won hundreds of awards.
ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. It was founded by Paul Steiger, the former managing editor of The Wall Street Journal. It is now led by Stephen Engelberg, a former managing editor of The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon and former investigative editor of The New York Times, and Richard Tofel, the former assistant publisher of The Wall Street Journal. ProPublica is headquartered in Manhattan and started publishing in June 2008.
The Texas Tribune, founded in 2009, is a nonprofit media organization in Texas in the United States. Headquartered in downtown Austin, Texas, it is devoted to increasing knowledge and participation in state government and public policy. It aims to promote civic engagement through original, explanatory journalism and public events. Its website and content in various delivery platforms serves as an alternative news source for Texas, with a goal of supplementing mainstream media sources.
Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is an international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corporation, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal. it has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. The newspaper version has won the Pulitzer Prize thirty-three times.
WNYC is one of the oldest radio stations in the United States, making its first official broadcast two years later on July 8, 1924. WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's flagship public radio stations, broadcasting the finest programs from NPR, American Public Media, Public Radio International and the BBC World Service, as well as a wide range of award-winning local programming.