Hack Day Hackathon
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Hackathons or hack days can be a great way for journalists and developers to collaborate on projects over the course of a day, a weekend or even a week.
 
But for the uninitiated, what exactly is a hack day? Why should journalists get involved, and how can you make sure you get the most out of them once you're there?

This week's podcast features advice and insights from one of the organisers behind the Build The News code event, plus a journalist and two developers who have taken part in BTN previously.

Technology editor Abigail Edge speaks to:

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