Hackathon [Yan] is a unique fest of innovation and programming where teams of developers, and not only, develop and submit to the jury their idea and the prototype (demo version) of the proposed solution/project/app within only 24 hours.
Hackathon [Yan] Yerevan 2011 was our first Hackathon held on 17-18 December 2011 with the Public Journalism Club and Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia. This was the first large-scale Hackathon in the Caucasus.
Hackathon [Yan] Yerevan 2011 was a contest-festival of innovative ideas and projects aimed at solving city problems of Yerevan through new technologies and to enhance people’s participation in projects (websites, mobile applications, etc.).
Hackathon [Yan] 2012 was organized by Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Microsoft Armenia, mLab ECA Regional Mobile Applications Laboratory and Enterprise Incubator and Public Journalism Club.
The event was part of “Innovation through Technology” project, which is a good example of cooperation between private and state institutions: Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Microsoft Armenia, USAID Armenia, RA Government, Enterprise Incubator Foundation and State Engineering University of Armenia.
Partners: US International Agency, Sourcio Company, Counterpart International Armenia, Mergelyan Research Institute of Mathematical Machines, GNC Alfa, Knight Mozilla Open News (http://www.mozillaopennews.org/).
Hackathon [Yan] Flight 2013 innovative and programming contest was organized jointly by the Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, Zvartnots International Airport, in partnership with Microsoft Company and Counterpart International.
Hackathon [Yan] 2013 was made possible with the assistance of Counterpart International Armenia (www.counterpart.am). Knight Mozilla Open News also (http://www.mozillaopennews.org/) supported the program.
Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 – annual contest of innovative ideas and programming – was organized in cooperation with Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, the Gyumri Information Technologies Center, and USAID Armenia.
The contest traveled to Gyumri to encourage the active young people and developers in Armenia’s second largest city and other cities to join the event and bring their ideas to life.
Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 was held within the Innoweekend regional extensive event and enabled the teams to get acquainted with other teams in the region and participate in parallel seminars, presentations, etc.
Parallel to Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 and ICT entrepreneurs training within the Innoweekend the first Armenia-Turkey Startup Weekend was held to team up young entrepreneurs from two neighboring countries that do not have diplomatic relations around startup ideas to jointly implement them.
Hackathon [Yan] Flight 2013 innovative and programming contest was organized together with Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, Zvartnots International Airport, in partnership with Microsoft Company and Counterpart International.
Media Literacy Teaching Will Be Conducted with User-Friendly and Creative Manuals Guaranteed by the Ministry
Media literacy teaching in Armenian preschool educational institutions will henceforth be facilitated through entirely new manuals. These guides encompass theoretical foundations of media and media literacy, offering insights into the directions and pedagogical requirements for integrating media education into kindergarten teaching processes. Additionally, the manuals include practical components, such as specific lesson plans for mediaDecember 28, 2023
“Hack2Check: Media and Information Literacy Hackathon” preparations officially kicked off! The goal of the hackathon is to improve media, digital, and information literacy and combat computational propaganda, as well as encourage teams in Information Communication Technologies (TCT) to design and develop solutions aimed at solving important challenges in Armenian society in the context of mediaDecember 12, 2023
More than 150 children of five kindergartens in Armenia learned the basics of media literacy through fairy tale and performances. Recognizing the significance of nurturing media literacy from a young age and building upon the achievements of “Chicken Clicking,” the Public Journalism Club (PJC) collaborated with the interactive theater “Heqiateren” to stage a theatrical adaptationOctober 30, 2023
www.osp.am: The Recently Established Fact-Checking Platform to Serve as a Valuable Support System for Journalists
The Public Journalism Club (PJC) has launched a new fact-checking website known as the Open Sources Platform. Osp.am innovative platform is designed to provide crucial support to investigative journalists, fact-checkers, and data journalism experts by simplifying their access to information from Armenian open sources. The platform was created within the framework of the “Media andSeptember 28, 2023
Urgent call for action by the UN Security Council to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)
We appeal to the States – Members of the UN Security Council, as to the primary mandate holder for international peace and security and call for your urgent intervention in relation to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh caused by the total blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan. The Lachin Corridor is the onlyAugust 4, 2023
Project title: Professional Media, Practitioners and Grassroots Joining Forces for Dialogue Project funding: European Commission Project implementer: Public Journalism Club (PJC) Project partners: International Alert Implementation period: 01.05.2023 – 31.10.2024 Budget: 155,440 EURO Project goal The goal of the project is to empower and support both young activists from civil society circles of Armenia and forcibly displaced mediaFebruary 20, 2024
Project title: Media Program in Armenia Project funding: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Lead organization: Internews Subgrant partner: Public Journalism Club (PJC) Subgrant project: Provide Mental Health Support to Media Workers in Armenia in the scope of the Media Program in Armenia Subgrant implementation period: January 2024 – October 2024 Subgrant project budget:February 13, 2024