Friday, July 22, 2022

Google launches GNI Innovation Challenge

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Google is inviting media organizations from the Philippines to join the GNI Innovation Challenge.

GNI Innovation Challenges. Photo by:
GNI Innovation Challenges. Photo by:

GNI Innovation Challenge is a global program that empowers news organizations worldwide to demonstrate new thinking in digital journalism. It is open to organizations of every size that aims to produce innovative, original journalism and whose projects focus on innovation towards creating a more sustainable and diverse news ecosystem. Funding is available for projects up to a maximum of $250,000.

The projects can focus on the following areas but are not limited to:

        Ways to increase reader engagement and/or reader revenue

        Developing and diversifying business models

        Business intelligence approaches to better leverage data capabilities

        New methods of distribution

        Combating misinformation

        Increasing trust in journalism

        Reaching new audiences

        Improving the efficiency of workflows

        Exploring new technologies

The applications must be submitted online before August 23rd, 2022, at 23:59 local time. For more questions, applicants may reach out to