Hackathon

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Write-up - HackThePress Hackathon Jan 2020

On the 18th and 19th of January, Hack The Press held its second ever hackathon. 8 of the 11 teams presented their projects (read about them all below).There is an event photo album here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/MGJjbo6j9wfgkvvXAPlease add your own photos!ProjectsCrossing (First Place)Tinder for

2020 Hackathon - 18/19th Jan

This event has now happened, for a write-up see: https://hackthepress.org/write-up-hackthepress-hackathon-2020-jan/ News is broken.The current system of  monetisation  (advertising) dis-incentivises good quality journalism in favour of  clickbait and sensationalism.News organisations have historically  existed to solve distribution (printing  presses) and  monetisation/marketing (town criers) problems, these are

Write-up - HackThePress Hackathon 2019

On the 14th & 15th of September, I had the honor of hosting over 45 hackers and journalists who all had one goal - fix the news.The event was a great success, and I have already scheduled some more time for the community to get together:Social on 24th

2019 Hackathon - 14/15th Sept

This event has now happened, for a write-up see: https://hackthepress.org/write-up-hackthepress-hackathon/ News is broken. The current system of  monetisation (advertising) dis-incentivises good quality journalism in favour of clickbait and sensationalism. News organisations have historically existed to solve distribution (printing  presses) and monetisation/marketing (town criers) problems, these are