Al Jazeera, together with the platform Canvas organizes an inaugural hackathon entitled “Media in Context“. Designers, developers, media experts, journalists and people with a passion for social innovation – totally around 90 specialists will gather in Doha (the capital of Qatar) and during three days will brainstorm new ideas in the field of Media technologies.
Organizers offer $50,000 in prizes and awards!
Participants will try to answer the following questions:
– How can we apply the idea of context to media and journalism?
– How do different contexts affect the different phases of media, from production, to distribution, to consumption and interpretation?
Media in Context hackathon will help us tell a better human story, believe organizers.
There are 12 challenges for the participants to work on. A full list of them you can check here.
Open Knowledge Sweden is taking part in this event, so stay tuned with the latest news from the Persian Gulf and learn firsthand about “how it went!” on our website!