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Coverage of Demotix


As an adventurous experiment in collaborative citizen journalism, Demotix has attracted a lot of interest from other news organisations. This page aims to collect all of our coverage in other media for easy reference.

Coverage from Demotix


Over the last few years we've placed images with hundreds of news outlets on thousands of stories. This page aims to showcase some of our favourite moments among those many successes.


Demotix has got people on- and offline excited enough that we've won, and been nominated for, a number of awards. We've listed them below.

Awards we've won

MediaGuardian Innovation Award, Independent Media Category, 2009

Read the Guardian's coverage of the event

Webby Honoree, News Category, 2011

See Demotix head-to-head with some big media names here

TechMedia Invest 100, 2009

Awards we've been nominated for

Nominee, SXSW Web Awards 2010, Community Category and People's Choice Awards

Demotix was nominated for the Community Category at SXSW 2010, for "Social networks and wikis that have quickly developed an extraordinarily active multi-user community and an exceptional following of users who assist with content development", as well as being nominated for the People's Choice Award.

Nominee, Mashable Open Web Awards, Political News Category, 2009

Demotix was nominated for Mashable's Open Web Awards in 2009.

Nominee, Good Web Guide Website of the Year Award 2010, News and Information Category

Demotix was nominated for the Good Web Guide Website of the Year Award 2010, listed here under the News and Information Category

Nominee, Knight-Batten Awards for innovation in journalism, 2009

Demotix was nominated for a Knight-Batten Award for innovation in journalism