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Público Editors Lab

Prototyping the Future of News in Portugal

Wildfire Reporting

On 27-28 October 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and Público, with the support of the Google News Lab and in partnership with APImprensa and IADE gathered some of the best Portuguese media innovators in Lisbon for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme of wildfire reporting.

The winning team was the mixed team from Público and Bright Pixel, with their project: 523 - fire data with context.

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Special mentions were awarded to the teams from UBI and Expresso.

Participating Media

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Editors Lab Essential Information

The Speakers

Manuela Raposo Magalhaes

Manuela Raposo Magalhaes

LEAF/School of Agronomy/University of Lisbon

Rina Tsubaki

Rina Tsubaki

European Forest Institute

The Jury

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Carlos Eugénio


Catarina Carvalho

Catarina Carvalho

Global Media Group


José Moreno

Motorpress Lisboa

Manuela Raposo Magalhaes

Manuela Raposo Magalhaes

LEAF/School of Agronomy/University of Lisbon

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Sarah Toporoff

Global Editors Network

About our partners

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Venue partner

IADE is a laboratory of creativity, talent and leadership recognised by society as a whole. It has encouraged students to put their own talents to the test, to believe in themselves, making them the best of the best, in their personal lives or in their future professional integration.
IADE today is a reference in teaching Creativity. It is also one of the best Design schools in Europe and a pioneer in Marketing, Advertising and Photography.


Host organisation

Público is one the of the most prominent Portuguese daily national newspapers.



Local partner

APImprensa Associação Portuguesa de Imprensa is the Portuguese press association.


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Supporting partner

Google's mission is to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google News Lab was created to support the creation and distribution of the information that keeps us all informed about what's happening in our world today—quality journalism.

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.