The Editors Lab programme is a worldwide series of Hackdays...
...addressing the need for more collaborative innovation in newsrooms. This season there are 20 national Hackdays around the world leading to the grand Editors Lab Hackdays Final at the GEN Summit in Barcelona in June 2014.
|Coders, Journalists and Designers working together||Hackdays hosted by renowned neswrooms worldwide||More than 100 interactive projects and tools produced each season|
Hackdays hosted by the world's leading newsrooms:
Latest Hackdays: EL PAÍS in Madrid, Spain, on 31 January and 1 February 2014
Eleven teams representing the best Spanish newsrooms gathered at El Pais in Madrid, Spain, to develop innovative journalism tools about the following topic: Live blogging & breaking news. How to rethink live blogging especially on mobile platforms. From the alert function to the live coverage of an event, its curation and its visualization. How to be more relevant than current live blogging platforms.
Upcoming Editors Lab : Col.legi de Periodistes de Catalunya Hackdays
13-14 March 2014
Teams representing the best newsrooms from Barcelona and Madrid will gather at CaixaForum in Barcelona, Spain, to develop innovative journalism tools about the following topic: Election Coverage. How to create new interactive tools to encourage civic engagement and productive political discussion? How to better use data to make your coverage more relevant to voters?
Upcoming Editors Lab : Al-Masry Al-Youm Hackdays
18 - 19 March
Teams representing the best Egyptian newsrooms will gather in Al-Masry Al-Youm's newsroon in Cairo, to develop innovative journalism tools about the following topic: ‘Traffic in Cairo. Rethinking ways to create up-to-date and user-friendly traffic maps and making effective use of real-time crowdsourcing in order to help drivers find the fastest routes’.
Supported by Google and Yahoo! News
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, the company has grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world.
Yahoo is the world's largest start-up, which means that we move fast and always let our users lead the way. Founded in 1994 by two Stanford PhD candidates, we've grown into a company that helps you find what you're looking for on any Internet-connected device. Our employees are rewarded for curiosity and we celebrate explorers, relying on our passionate and transformative talent to do what's right for our users.