The Editors Lab
The GEN Editors Lab programme is a worldwide series of hackdays hosted by leading news organisations such as The New York Times, The Guardian and El País. Editors Lab brings together developers, journalists and designers from top newsrooms to build news prototypes during an intensive two-day competition. The Global Editors Network has already run three successful Editors Lab seasons and the fourth season (2014-2015) is already up and running.
This season will culminate at the Editors Lab Final where the winning teams from each national hackdays will battle it out for the title of Editors Lab Champion. This final competition will take place during the GEN Summit in June 2016.
The Data Journalism Awards
The Data Journalism Awards (DJA) competition is the first international contest recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. The DJA are open to staffers from media companies and non-profit organisations, as well as freelancers or individuals.
Startups for News
‘Startups for News’ is an international programme rewarding the most innovative startups developing new editorial services for newsrooms. With this programme, GEN is helping to create interaction between startup innovators and media senior executives and thus encourage the implementation of innovative practices in the newsroom. For startup innovators, this programme is THE platform to access senior executives who can take them to the next level. For media executives, it is a unique opportunity to discover the tools that will shape the future of journalism and to get a fresh perspective on media innovation from the most cutting-edge entrepreneurs.
GEN Study Tours
The best way to learn is to talk to those who have been through the experience. The Global Editors Network can leverage our experiences and those of leaders in the field to help you navigate this disrupted digital space