Digital News Innovation Fund Impact Report

The €150M Google’s Digital News Innovation Fund has supported 662 digital news projects in Europe. In our final Impact Report, discover how these projects are supporting quality journalism.

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Celebrating innovation in journalism across Europe

Read about innovative journalism projects that are transforming digital publishing across Europe, from automated content to sustainable news systems.
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Boosting digital revenues

Projects to help publishers diversify their revenue streams and explore new business models.

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Telling local stories

Projects that use innovation to ensure that local and smaller publishers have a louder voice in the digital space.

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Exploring new technologies

Projects that use digital technology to automate workstreams or content in order to support original journalism or improve the reader experience.

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Battling misinformation

Projects that work to defend and protect quality journalism by using fact-checking and other technologies to combat misinformation.

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Featured projects

News agency creates insights tool

ANP's content tracking tool tracks the usage of text stories and images to help to prove their financial value – and give journalists real-time insights.

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DNI Fund Report 2017 - 2018

The 2018 report focused on projects that were transforming ideas into impactful solutions and making a difference in newsrooms across Europe.
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DNI Fund Report 2016 - 2017

The 2017 annual report focused on the first two rounds of funding, and the early impacts the projects were having.
See 2017 report