The first, biggest change to the fourth annual BarCamp NewsInnovation is that, for the first time, it isn’t free for everyone. We are charging $5, though those with a valid student ID can still get in free. Like other unconferences and high-quality eventin recent years, we’ve struggled to coordinate between estimates for attendance and those … [Read more…]
BarCamp NewsInnovation 2012 will, like last year, be among the closing events of Philly Tech Week, a region-wide celebration of technology and innovation. See many of the other launch events here. The week takes place from April 23-28, in addition to a kickoff weekend of pre-events.
The third annual BarCamp NewsInnovation was live as ever with three prominent advancements. Group Session: We had the dazzling Wall Street Journal social media editor Zach Seward talk deep analytics over lunch. Open Gov Hackathon: With the support of the Tropo team, we had a hackathon focused on tools that journalists could use, and the … [Read more…]
News production and technology are sure to continue to converge. It was why running concurrently with BCNI this year, we also organized the Open Gov Hackathon presented by Tropo. “Journalism and coding collide in an explosion of awesome,” as Tropo developer and open gov enthusiast Mark Headd put it. In the Temple TV studio, from … [Read more…]