Hack2Check Hackathon 2024

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Hack2Check Hackathon 2024

May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 6:00 pm

Hack2Check Hackathon 2024

The Public Journalism Club (PJC) is happy to inform that a Hack2Check Hackathon 2024 – Media and Information Literacy Hackathon focused on projects with technological solutions aimed at fact-checking and media literacy capacity development will be held on May 25-26, 2024 (start: May 25, 10 AM, end: May 26, 6 PM)․

During the Hackathon, the authors of the 3 best ideas will be awarded USD 13,200 for their implementation.

Venue

The Hack2Check Hackathon 2024 will take place at the AGBU Armenia office located at Melik-Adamyan 2/2 in Yerevan. Teams will have access to the venue 24 hours. Food will be provided for all participants during the Hackathon. Please note that travel or living expenses will not be covered. Further details will be provided during informational meetings, the dates of which will be announced soon.

What can you do?

Propose an idea with technological solutions that will help promote media and information literacy in the areas listed below, promoting behavioral change in target groups:

The Hackathon will last for 24 hours, during which fact-checking and media literacy courses will be held by leading local and international experts. Participants will develop technological ideas, demo versions of which will be presented to the Hackathon jury.

Educational sector: pre-school and general education,
Identification of misinformation, propaganda, and combating them,
Challenges of digital security and ensuring a secure online environment.

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Details

Start:
May 25 @ 10:00 am
End:
May 26 @ 6:00 pm
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Organizer

The Public Journalism Club (PJC)
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Venue

AGBU Armenia
2 Melik Adamyan Str
Yerevan, Երևան 0010 Armenia
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