On October 8 MediaMatters and Next Media Accelerator will organize the final of the MINDS International News Agency Challenge. 8 tech companies (from 5 countries) will present their solution to the 23 news agencies that are member of MINDS. These 8 were selected from 78 media tech companies from all over the world that applied for the Challenge.
This challenge is is all about automation of workflows and content production. News agencies are looking for ways to streamline their processes and tools to optimize the use of scarce resources such as journalists. This should lead to improvement of the quality of their services, better journalism and new sources of revenue.
The program will be as follows:
12:00 - Introduction
12:05 - Pitches (3 minutes per tech company)
12:30 - One-on-one talks
14:30 - End