Global Media Startup Competition Launches

The Startups for News competition is now open for startups with innovative products and services that could help media organizations work more efficiently. Applications for the program, organized by the Global Editors Network in partnership with Journalism.co.uk, are open until January 1, 2018, after which the international jury will select 16 startups to participate in online pitch battles. Eight finalists will be selected to pitch on stage in front of around 750 media leaders at the GEN Summit in Lisbon, where the winner of the competition will be chosen.

Source: Journalism.co.uk

Posted on: November 8, 2017

ICIJ, Ojo Publico Honored at Data Journalism Awards

Big congrats today to two GIJN members for winning the investigative reporting prizes at the 2015 Data Journalism Awards: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for LuxLeaks and SwissLeaks, and Peru's OjoPúblico for "Sworn Accounts: Changes in the Wealth of Lima's Mayors."

Source: Global Editors Network

Posted on: June 18, 2015

2013 Data Journalism Awards Winners

The Data Journalism Awards are the only international awards for Data-Driven Journalism, recognising excellence in this rapidly growing field of journalism. La Nacion of Argentina for “Argentina’s Senate Expenses, 2004-2013.”, Thomson Reuters for “Connected China” and the BBC, for the “Great British Class Calculator”, are among the eight winners.

Source: Global Editors Network

Posted on: June 26, 2013