GNI Innovation Challenges
The Google News Initiative (GNI) is our global effort to enable a sustainable, diverse and innovative ecosystem of quality journalism. Through rounds of regional funding, the GNI Innovation Challenges will empower news organizations from around the world to demonstrate new thinking in online journalism, better understand their communities and develop new publishing business models. In turn, we share knowledge generated from the projects with the wider industry. Applications were open from Tuesday, February 22 and closed on Tuesday, April 5 at 23.59 GMT.
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Middle East, Turkey & Africa GNI Innovation Challenge
We’re looking for news innovators who want to challenge the status quo and take bold steps towards the future. Have a never-tested-before idea to increase quality in journalism? Maybe you want to launch a new news product? Or improve engagement with your readers? The Middle East, Turkey and Africa GNI Innovation Challenge is your opportunity to inject new ideas to support and stimulate innovation in the news ecosystem.