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BG Wins Editors Lab Ria Novosti Hackday

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10 November 2013 - 11 November 2013

BG Wins Editors Lab — Ria Novosti Hackdays


The hackdays, held at the RIA’s International Multimedia Press Center on the 10th and 11th of November, gathered representatives of national and regional Russian media organizations to compete under the theme “Big Data: Turning Data into Stories to Drive Regional Readership”. BG won the contest with a stunning mapping app of Moscow, and Tatar Inform and Moscow News received honorable mentions from the jury.

Participating Newsrooms

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Master classes were conducted by Ivan Begtin, Director at NGO "Informational Culture" and founder of OpenGovData.ru project; Maya Stravinskaya, Creative director of the infographics studio; Rinat Safin, the head of the Moscow team Google search; Vasil Latsanich MTS Vice President, Marketing, Member of the Board. The winning team was determined by a panel jury, to include, along with AntoineLaurent, Deputy Director, GEN; Vasily Gatov, Head of RIA Novosti Medialab; Ivan Zasursky, Head of Сhair of New Media of journalism department, Moscow State University and Dmitry Martemyanov, Mobile Apps Leader at MTS Group. The winner will be invited to take part in the 'International Hackathon' GEN Barcelona Summit 2014, to compete against the winners of the twenty national Hackdays being hosted throughout the world since September 2013.