We've been busy! Two software releases, three news partners and great prizes¶
Sourcefabric launches Newscoop 4.1.1 and Booktype 1.6; TagesWoche wins the 2013 Medienpreis; Cluj hosts open organisations event; Newscoop-powered projects launch and meet the expanding Sourcefabric team.
TagesWoche wins Medienpreis for local journalism
Congratulations to TagesWoche, the Basel-based, award-winning hybrid newspaper. They have received the 2013 Medienpreis for their innovative coverage of local elections. You can read about the award ceremony on their website (in German).
Newscoop 4.1.1 improves image-handling
Earlier this week we launched Newscoop 4.1.1. This release includes improvements to picture galleries and ability to add multiple images to slideshows. Image metadata can now also be edited directly from the image edit screen. For more details about this release check out our website.
Judge a book by its cover with Booktype 1.6
Now you can add one or more covers to your book and select the one you want to use at the moment of publishing. Different covers can even be used for different formats. For more details about the latest version of Booktype take a look at our website.
Open thinking for open organisations in Cluj
On April 18 at the ClujHub coworking space, Sourcefabric hosted an exciting community event. Lightning talks from representatives of Mozilla, Ubuntu, OSOM (Open Source Open Mind) and local journalist Andrei Aroneţ presented the benefits of working in an open way. Check out more information about the event on our blog.
Three new sites made with Newscoop
This week was very busy for our implementations team with three exciting new websites launched with Newscoop. We designed Kobinet-nachrichten, the largest German-language website for accessiblity news now has a fully accessible web design. The Georgian independent news site, kavkasiatv.ge launched alongside Yemen's Women Power whose goal is to promote women's achievements in the country.
Sourcefabric welcomes new team members
In the past weeks, Sourcefabric has expanded to include some new faces and fill out our global team. Pavla Holcová joins us as our new International Project Manager working from Prague. Yorick Terwejiden is joining our Newscoop developers in Berlin and Hervé Verloes will be working with our fundraising team remotely from Brussels. With all these new people we wanted to send a warm welcome to them!
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