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  • Digital News Innovation Challenge receives 70 applications

    By AMANDA POPE Staff reporter March 26, 2018 The Digital News Innovation Challenge has attracted 70 proposals from teams hoping to receive up to $100,000 in seed money and support for their ideas to drive innovation in journalism. The Challenge, a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) and the Ryerson School of Journalism, accepted applications…

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  • Innovative ideas to solve media challenges discussed at launch of Digital News Innovation Challenge

    Feb. 5, 2018 By AMANDA POPE Staff reporter A website to help children understand the news, a mobile platform that provides newsrooms with better access to eyewitness videos, and an online platform for distributing newscasts on voice-activated devices were among the ideas-in-progress at the recent launch of the Digital News Innovation Challenge. Nearly 100 journalists, aspiring entrepreneurs and students attended…

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