On 18-19 January 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and El Confidencial with the support of the Google News Lab, gathered some of the best media innovators from the region in Madrid to develop innovative journalism prototypes on the theme of breaking news.
A pre-event evening of workshops was held on Wednesday 17 January at Growth Space Barrabes.
The winning team was LaSexta / Maldita, with their project: Breaking Hoaxes
Special mentions were awarded to the teams from Ara and El Confidential. Public's choice went to the team from Ara.
Theme: Covering breaking news events
How can newsrooms improve their coverage of breaking stories? Whether it’s reporting on disasters, terrorism, sports or politics, what tools will best facilitate both speed and accuracy under pressure?
If you have any questions or wish to register a team for the El Confidencial Editors Lab, please contact Rafael Moreno at rmoreno[at]elconfidencial.com or Sarah Toporoff at stoporoff[at]globaleditorsnetwork.org.
Editors Lab Prototypes
Have a look here at some of the prototypes that were developed and implemented after an Editors Lab.