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Bucharest Editors Lab

Prototyping the future of news

23 March 2018 - 24 March 2018

On 23-24 March 2018, the Center for Independent Journalism and GEN, with the support of Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Romanian media innovators in Bucharest to develop innovative news prototypes.

The winning team was România de la ZerO, with their project: Să fie lumină / Let there be light

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Special mentions were awarded to the teams from Casa Jurnalistului and Europa FM Romania. Public's choice went to the team from Casa Jurnalistului.

The Theme

How can media organisations hold public powers more accountable for their actions and promises? What storytelling, data-driven or open-source tools will drive civic engagement and public accountability?

Participating Media

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Essential Information

Want to participate?

All Romanian media organisations are welcome to participate. Would you like to send a team from your media organisation to compete?

Please contact Sarah Toporoff (stoporoff[at]globaleditorsnetwork.org) or Christina Lupu (cristina[at]cji.ro).

Three examples of Editors Lab prototypes

Cover photo credit: Giuseppe Milo via Flickr.