Uutisraivaaja Media Innovation Challenge launched for the sixth time

Uutisraivaaja Media Innovation Challenge launched for the sixth time The contest seeks timely and societally significant journalistic projects Uutisraivaaja is a media innovation contest organized by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. The contest seeks timely and societally significant journalistic projects, which apply new technologies. Uutisraivaaja’s goal is to advance innovations in journalism. The winners of the…

Live: Uutisraivaaja final event 2019

The final event of the Uutisraivaaja Media Innovation Challenge 2019 takes place on Wednesday 23th October in Helsinki. Join us online to see which of the finalist teams is awarded in maximum 250,000 euros! The keynote speaker of the evening is Alan Rusbridger, the former editor-in-chief of The Guardian. Live stream of the event starts…

Five teams chosen as Uutisraivaaja finalists

Five teams compete for the title of Uutisraivaaja 2019 and the maximum award of 250,000 euros. The Uutisraivaaja jury chose the finalists on Friday, March 22. The winner or winners of the media innovation challenge will be chosen among these teams. The finalist projects are: Comcom is a social media platform for websites, such as…

Uutisraivaaja received 55 applications

A great variety of projects compete again for the Uutisraivaaja funding. The Uutisraivaaja Media Innovation Challenge received in total 55 applications. The application period closed on January 31st 2019. Many applications relate to, for instance, new forms of using data, voice or images, but also the categories of co-production, business models and virtual or augmented…

Uutisraivaaja application period is now closed

Uutisraivaaja application period closed on Thursday 31st January at 3 pm Finnish time. Thank you for everyone who submitted an application to the fifth round of the Uutisraivaaja Media Innovation Challenge! Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted into review. Now it’s the time for the review board to start their work. The task…

Uutisraivaaja Innovation Challenge is here again!

The application period for the fifth round of the Uutisraivaaja contest started on Friday October 5th. Uutisraivaaja is a media innovation challenge organized by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. The contest seeks ideas for developing media, journalism and the distribution of information at large. The best project will be given an award, in maximum 250,000 euros.…