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“Silver Medal” Won at Facebook Journalism Hackathon

A team from Deutsche Welle developed a data mining and visualization prototype at the event, helping editors better understand content and topics.

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Date

Friday, August 4th, 2017

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[Hackathon] High Tech Storytelling: How to predict elections, using robot journalism?

Join us for a one day, virtual hackathon on December 17, 2015

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Deutsche Welle Innovation aims to find out, based on a collaboration with Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich) and AX Semantics. The one day event will provide an opportunity for journalists, scientists and students to learn and play with the next wave of technologies usable in newsrooms. The day’s focus will be on prediction models and robot journalism, supported by design thinking as a method to develop impactful new offerings on digital platforms.

Date

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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Meet us @ Scoopcamp 2015

Scoopcamp 2015When: 01 October 2015

Where: Hamburg, Germany – Kehrwieder Theater

What is it?
Organized by the media network next Media Hamburg and German news agency dpa, Scoopcamp 2015 is an event which draws hundreds of journalists, innovaters and media experts from all over Europe.

Date

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Meet us @ #newsHACK

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Photo by Anirudh Koul

Photo by Anirudh Koul

When: 15 – 16 December 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom

Date

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

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Another Scoop at Scoopcamp 2014

On September 3rd/4th it was Scoopcamp time again! For the 6th year running, media network next Media Hamburg and German news agency dpa hosted one of Germany’s most influential events in the field of digital storytelling.

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Full house @ ScoopCamp 2014 in Hamburg

The conference’s focus is on new innovative content formats, emerging tools for storytelling and creation, as well as different organizational approaches to reach new audiences with compelling content.

The morning belonged to the keynote speakers ranging from Burt Herman of Storify to Ken Schwencke of the New York Times, both outlining the success and approaches behind their offers. This triggered interesting debates and discussions.

Date

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Meet us @ scoopcamp 2014

New Storytelling

Scoopcamp

When: 04 September 2014
Where: Kehrwieder Theater, Hamburg, Germany

Date

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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DW Innovation to participate in Europe’s first newsgame hackathon

The Cologne Game Lab and the Good Evil games studio are set to host Europe’s first newsgame hackathon next month in Cologne, Germany, as a Kick-off event for the 5th international computer game conference Clash of Realities.

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Date

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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New Storytelling and The Future of Journalism at scoopcamp 2013

On 12 and 13 September, German press agency dpa and media network Hamburg@work hosted scoopcamp 2013 in the Schmidt theatre on Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Around 280 people attended the event which focused on topics such as the current status and future of journalism, and new forms of storytelling. A key aspect of presentations and discussions was the disruptions as well as opportunities brought about by digitisation. The Deutsche Welle Innovations Team took a very active role in the event. By Jochen Spangenberg, Deutsche Welle 

Date

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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What is a Hackathon?

Caution, new word here: Hack-a-thon. The word describes one or two day gatherings of coders and non-coders to come up with new ideas. Following the nice notion of „demo, don‘t memo“ a Hackathon aims to produce clickable demonstrators in just two days.

Date

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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Hack the newsroom: Innovation adventures in Berlin and Paris

One win plus loads of positive new insights: Members of the innovation team took part in two “Hackathons” organized by the Global Editors Network in June 2013. The goal was to develop prototypes of novel data-driven applications usable for newsrooms in two days. In Berlin the team consisting of Xiegong Fischer (Editor at Deutsche Welle), Cosmin Cabulea and Mirko Lorenz (Innovation projects) presented an application called “I pay this, you pay that” in order to

Date

Monday, July 1st, 2013

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