Two special mentions were given to the teams for Ebola Tracker (Graphic) and Ebola Sniper (GBC). The other teams participating were: Daily Guide, Multimedia, BFT/NAFTI and Ringier.
You can see all the projects here: http://community.globaleditorsnetwork.org/content/citi-ebola-updates-0
Pictures of the event are available on our Flickr account.
The winning team will be invited to participate in the Editors Lab Final, held in Barcelona during the GEN Summit 2015, next June. They will compete against the other winners from the Editors Lab.
The Jury was composed by:
- Teemu Ropponen, iLab Liberia Country Director
- Nathaniel Ashiagbor is a web programmer
- Kwami Ahiabenu II, Penplusbytes
- Evangeline de Bourgoing, Programme Manager at GEN
The next #HackAgainstEbola will be held in Lagos, November 24-25th, and the third one in Dakar mid-January.
About GEN: The Global Editors Network is a cross-platform community committed to sustainable, high-quality journalism, empowering newsrooms through a variety of programmes designed to inspire, connect and share. Our online community allows media innovators from around the world to interact and collaborate on projects created through our programmes.
Laure Nouraout, Social Media Manager GEN, email@example.com.