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  • Google News Initiative Innovation Challenges
    Through rounds of regional funding, the GNI Innovation Challenges 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.
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  • Digital Growth Program
    The Google News Initiative Digital Growth Program has been designed with industry experts and news publishers across the world to help small and medium sized news organizations grow their digital businesses through a range of free playbooks, interactive exercises, digital workshops and labs.
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News Lab
The News Lab is a team within the Google News Initiative whose mission is to collaborate with journalists, academics and nonprofits to drive innovation in journalism. Offering partnerships and training in over 70 countries, the News Lab brings the best of Google technology and support to tackle important challenges such as tackling misinformation and strengthening digital skills
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Google News Initiative Labs
Through Google News Initiative Labs, cohorts of news organizations come together over several months to tackle specific business problems, with support from Google and industry experts.
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Google News Initiative Startups Program
GNI Startups Lab is a six-month experience that provides a cohort of news founders with coaching and capital to evolve their news products and accelerate their companies on the path to sustainability.
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YouTube Sustainability Lab overview & participants - Global
YouTube’s Sustainability Lab supports news organizations as they build sustainable digital video business models across a variety of themes
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YouTube creator program overview & participants - Global
YouTube’s creator program helps journalists thrive independently and sustainably on YouTube by providing training, grants, and dedicated partner support
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Local News Experiments Project
The Local News Experiments Project aims to create sustainable, all-digital news organizations in communities currently underserved by local news
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Google News Initiative Student Fellowships
The Google News Initiative provides Fellowships which enable students of journalism and technology to spend their summer working at relevant news organizations across the world. Selected by the newsrooms, students gain valuable experience and contacts while learning from industry experts.
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News Equity Fund
The News Equity Fund is our multi-million dollar commitment to help bring more diversity and equity to the news industry. It is meant to support independent journalists and small and medium-sized news organizations producing original news for minority and underrepresented audiences around the globe.
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Digital Growth Program
The Google News Initiative Digital Growth Program has been designed with industry experts and news publishers across the world to help small and medium sized news organizations grow their digital businesses through a range of free playbooks, interactive exercises, digital workshops and labs.
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Google News Initiative Innovation Challenges
Through rounds of regional funding, the GNI Innovation Challenges 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.
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