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Beirut Editors Lab

Prototyping the Future of News in Beirut

27 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

On 27-28 April April 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN), in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and IJNet Arabic, and with the support of the Google News Initiative, gathered some of the best media innovators from the region at Flat6Labs in Beirut to develop innovative journalism prototypes. The following news organisations participated in the competition: Alaraby Al JadeedAnnaharAl JadeedEurosport ArabiaFiguritLebanese American UniversityWamda and Alaraby TV

Thanks to our host and to our outreach partner:

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The theme

The participants will devise new ways to hold powers accountable for their actions and promises.

And the winner is…

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The winning project was created by the team from Al Jadeed.

Discover their project Politithon here.

The teams from Al-Araby Al-Jadeed and Figurit were awarded special mentions.

Discover all the projects here.

Editors Lab Essential Information

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The Speakers

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Évangéline de Bourgoing

Global Editors Network

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Joyce Baz

Google

Madonnakhafaja

Madonna Khafaja

ICFJ

Hammer

The Jury

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Ali Ghamloush

MBC Group

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Évangéline de Bourgoing

Global Editors Network

Fawzi Rahal

Fawzi Rahal

Flat6Labs Beirut

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Henrik Grunnet

International Media Support (IMS)

Editors Lab Prototypes

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Have a look here at some of the prototypes that were developed and implemented after an Editors Lab.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Madonna Khafaja at madonna.khafaja[at]gmail.com or Evangeline de Bourgoing at edebourgoing[at]globaleditorsnetwork.org.