Editors Lab Final 2018

Prototyping the Future of News

29 May 2018 - 01 June 2018

From 29 May to 1 June 2018, winning teams from all corners of the world gather in Lisbon for the culmination of the sixth season of Editors Lab to compete in a three-day hackathon at the GEN Summit 2018. The Editors Lab Final 2018, gathers top teams representing South Africa, Spain, Australia, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, Portgual, and more — one of them will take home the title of Editors Lab World Champion.

Participating media organisations - More to come!

What happened last year?

The team from BBC Visual Journalism was crowned the Editors Lab World Champion 2017. Their winning prototype is Appy Helpera conversational interface that will sit within long-running complex stories that can help users catch up with recent developments or learn all about the background to this story in an accessible way, tailored to their needs.  

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Check out Appy Helper here.

Bbc Team Win

Team BBC: Joy Roxas, Alvin Ourrad & Nassos Stylianou

In second place was the team from National Geographic with their prototype Zoom In, a tool to transform "hub" pages via a slider interface that shows more or less content based on the user’s preferences.

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Team National Geographic: Scott Burkhard, Michael Greshko & CY Park.


In third place was the team from La Stampa with their prototype Game of News, a news-learning platform based on quizzes, graphics, videos and short content. 

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Check out Game of News here.