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19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 All Day

WTD News at the 2017 GEN Summit Hackathon in Vienna

At the Editor's Lab Hackathon hosted by the Global Editor's Network in Vienna, WTD News joined the ranks of BBC, Buzzfeed News, National Geographic, etc. as 1 of the 16 newsrooms hacking to make "complex news stories simple". With important news like Brexit or the Syrian War unfolding over months at a stretch, WTD News created 'Press.ed For Time', an algorithm that chronicles and summarises key events along a simple timeline.

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17/03/2017 - 18/03/2017 All Day

WTD News at the Mumbai Editor's Lab Hackathon

WTD News won both 1st Place and Public's Choice place at the Global Editors Network (GEN) '2017 Mumbai Editor's Lab Hackathon' organised at The Indian Express. The theme was to build a tool that would evaluate and analyse gender inequalities, creating more awareness on the issue. WTD News created 'MissManage' - a financial learning tool and tracker, that helps women become financially literate and empowered.

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11/12/2016 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

WTD News turns One. Year. Old.

Over drinks and our beloved Khao Galli vada pavs, WTD News celebrated it's very 1st birthday party - a re-union of old and new staff, past and present interns and loved ones and supporters who have relentlessly championed our work. We would never have reached this milestone without you'll 🙂

30/04/2016 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

WTD News at the 'Social Media & Storytelling' Social X News Event

With social networks emerging as the dominant channel to distribute content, what strategies and tech do newsrooms need to be able to stay on top of their game? Joining industry leaders and pioneers, WTD News Editor, Natasha Kewalramani, spoke about how/why they take complicated news stories and retell them in a way that's relevant and engaging for younger audiences.

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