This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Journalism companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Journalism solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Washington Journalism Companies
Vox Media is a media company that creates, publishes, and distributes online content, and connects young adults worldwide. It offers SB Nation, an online sports media brand and network of individual fan-centric sports communities, The Verge, a technology publication, Polygon, a publication for adult gamers, Vox.com, an interest news site, Eater, food and dining publication, Racked, a shopping, beauty, and fashion publication, Curbed, a real estate and home brand publication, and Re/code, a tech business publication.
Vox Media also operates Vox Creative, a division that creates marketing stories for brands. It also offers advertising services via Vox Advertising, and through an advertising solution Concert.
Markos Moulitsas, Joshua Topolsky, Jerome Armstrong, and Tyler Bleszinski founded Sportsblogs on July 14, 2003 that became Vox Media in 2012. Its headquarters is in the District of Columbia with additional offices in New York City..
Reyets is an award-winning justice tech startup that protects the civil rights of black, immigrant, and other at-risk populations. Our technology powers safer community/police interactions through mobile-enabled education, resource sharing, reporting, and data analysis tools.
Reyets allows neighborhoods and organizations to launch and manage community programs that increase resources, encourage citizens witnessing, and uses data to drive reform efforts. While providing its citizens with a powerful app to know their rights, document incidents, and report misconduct..
Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion, and jobs related to higher education. Inside Higher Ed’s team believed that higher education was evolving quickly and radically, and that the time was right for new models of providing information and career services for professionals in academe.
Inside Higher Ed provides breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees. It believes in the many missions of colleges and universities: shaping minds, training workers, and engaging in discovery.
Inside Higher Ed was founded in 2004 by three executives with expertise in higher education journalism and recruitment. It is based in Washington, D.C..
Science Magazine is an online magazine and offline publication that provides news and information related to science and medicine. It provides its readers with scientific news, commentaries, research, video clips, podcasts, and science journals.
It provides its readers with several magazines such as Science Signaling, a magazine focused on cell signaling in physiology and disease; Science Translational Medicine, a magazine focused on integrating medicine and science; Science Classic, which is its initial publication; and more. It also provides a service known as Science Express which provides electronic publication of selected Science papers in advance of print.
Science Magazine provides information related to areas such as news related to medicine and science, current situations in the medical world, educational articles related to medicine and science, and other categories. In addition, it provides its readers with multimedia related to its publications.
It conducts web-based seminars, podcasts, and provides video clips, interactive sessions, images and slide shows related to its information and articles. Science Magazine was founded in 1880 by Thomas Edison, based in Washington, District of Columbia.
It has an estimated worldwide readership of more than one million and some 35 to 40 percent of the corresponding authors on its papers are based outside the United States.. .
Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation
Fourth Estate Fund provides early stage funding for companies with new/disruptive solutions at the intersection of news, journalism, technology & community. They strongly prefer companies with new and/or disruptive solutions at the intersection of journalism, technology and community.
They prefer to serve as the lead investor but are willing to form part of a syndicated deal led by other experienced angel groups and investors.. .
International Center for Journalists
International Center for Journalists is a non-profit organization that launches news organizations, media associations, journalism schools, and news products. Its programs empower journalists and engage citizens with new technologies and practices, while its networks of reporters and media entrepreneurs are transforming the field.
Over the past 30 years, International Center for Journalists has worked with more than 80,000 professional and citizen journalists and media managers from 180 countries. It works with local partners and a network of dedicated alumni.
The organization has also formed networks of citizen journalists who are using new mobile services to engage underserved communities in India, Indonesia, and Ghana. International Center for Journalists enables journalists to aggregate data for digital maps that they can use to track pollution in the Amazon rainforest.
It has organized the first Africa News Innovation Challenge to solve digital bottlenecks and create new applications for use in newsrooms across the continent. International Center for Journalists’ new Knight International Journalism Fellowships is designed to instill a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide, and this program is funded by the John S.
and James L. Knight Foundation.
International Center for Journalists was formed in 1984 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.. .
The Center for Public Integrity
The Center for Public Integrity is a nonpartisan organization that produces original investigative journalism about significant public issues. Its mission is to serve democracy by revealing the abuse of power as well as the corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.
In 2014, The Center for Public Integrity won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., CPI was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis..
Long Story Short Media
Long Story Short Media (LSS Media) is an award-winning, independent creative production and consulting firm made up of former journalists, producers, writers, shooters, and editors. We combine decades of narrative storytelling, casting, and show production from our collective time at the major network news divisions and across the content landscape.
Jessica Stuart created Long Story Short in 2009, specializing in short- and long-form non-fiction, documentaries, commercials, and PSAs, content marketing, and national issue campaigns across all distribution platforms. From Emmys to Webbys and Cines to Tellys, our team has been recognized with more than thirty awards in our field over the past six years.
In 2015, Long Story Short Media was selected by Inc. magazine for the Inc.
5000 list, as #2740 of the 5000 fastest growing businesses in America in 2015.. .
The site aims to promote social awareness—to compel the average citizen to care about human struggles beyond the comfort of their daily routines. We do this by using a map to visualize ongoing conflicts around the world.
Each civilian protest, rebel insurgency, or full blown war is represented equally and stays relevant on the map, as long as the conflict does. A summary of every conflict’s history paired with insightful resources keeps information concise and easy to digest so that anyone can become a informed citizen..
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