Why and how the Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon is being judged: $3,000 in prizes

We’re trying to better bring together the news and the innovation. Here’s another step. The fine people at the Center for Public Interest Journalism, housed at Temple University, will be putting up $3,000 in prizes for the best mobile-focused projects that come out of the Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon presented by Tropo. Their interest is … [Read more…]

BCNI 2012 schedule

Here is a more detailed rough schedule for the 2012 BarCamp NewsInnovation presented by the Center for Public Interest Journalism. Throughout, we’ll be again encouraging BCNI attendees to be involved in the Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon in the TV Studio room. 9 a.m.: Doors open at Annenberg Hall, Temple University, North Philadelphia 9:30 a.m.: Welcome, … [Read more…]