On 20-21 May 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and ONA Japan with the support of the Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Japanse media innovators in Tokyo to develop innovative journalism prototypes.
Teams from Buzzfeed Japan, Fuji Television Network, Inc., Jolf, Newspicks, NHK, Nikkei Inc, Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc, The Asahi Shimbun Company, The Yomiuri Shimbun and Yahoo Japan participated in the hackathon.
A team from Buzzfeed Japan and Yahoo! Japan won the competition with their prototype TasKAL.
Special mentions were awarded to the teams of Yahoo! Japan and Nippon Broadcasting System.
You can discover all the prototypes here.
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The theme of the hackathon was "disaster reporting".
If you have any questions, contact our director of programmes: edebourgoing(at)globaleditorsnetwork.org.