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Editors Lab - Season 5

2016-2017

Editors Lab Final 2017

Editors Lab Final 2017

From 21-23 June, winning teams from all corners of the world gather in Vienna for the culmination of the fifth season of Editors Lab to compete in a three-day hackathon at the GEN Summit 2016. The Editors Lab Final 2017, gathers top teams representing Philippines, Portugal, Austria, UK, Italy, Spain, Nigeria, Australia, India, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, United States, Taiwan and Japan — one of them will take home the title of Editors Lab World Champion.

Tokyo Editors Lab

Tokyo Editors Lab

On 20-21 May 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and ONA Japan with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some of the best media innovators from the region in Tokyo to develop innovative journalism prototypes. The theme of the hackathon is "disaster reporting".

Mic Editors Lab - New York

Mic Editors Lab

On 5-6 May 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and Mic, with the support of Parse.ly, will gather some of the best media innovators from the region in New York City for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme of audience engagement.

Delhi Editors Lab

Delhi Editors Lab

GEN & Hindustan Times will organise a hackathon in Delhi 21-22 April 2017. The Delhi Editors Lab is presented in partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationHacks/Hackers India and the International Center for Journalists with the support of the New Venture Fund for Communications.

Bengaluru Editors Lab

Bengaluru Editors Lab

GEN & Deccan Herald will organise a hackathon in Bengaluru 14-15 April 2017. The Bengaluru Editors Lab is presented in partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Hacks/Hackers India and the International Center for Journalists with the support of the New Venture Fund for CommunicationsSpecial thanks to Deccan Herald for hosting this Editors Lab.

Jakarta Editors Lab

Jakarta Editors Lab

On 6-8 April 2017, GEN and The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI), with the support of Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Indonesian media innovators in Jakarta to develop innovative data journalism prototypes.

Seoul Editors Lab

Seoul Editors Lab

On 31 March and 1 April, GEN and Media Today, with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather top newsrooms from South Korea in Seoul for an Editors Lab focused on developing new election coverage prototypes in anticpation of the 2017 presidential election.

TVN24 Editors Lab - Warsaw

TVN24 Editors Lab

On 20-21 March, TVN24 and GEN, with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some the best Polish newsrooms to develop innovative news prototypes. The theme of the event is: build trust with audiences.

Mumbai Editors Lab

Mumbai Editors Lab

GEN & The Indian Express will organise a hackathon in Mumbai 17-18 March 2017. The Mumbai Editors Lab is presented in partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationHacks/Hackers India and the International Center for Journalists with the support of the New Venture Fund for Communications.

Walkley Editors Lab - Sydney

Walkley Editors Lab

On 9-10 March 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and The Walkley Foundation, with the support of Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Australian media innovators in Sydney for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme of audience engagement.

NAN Editors Lab - Lagos

NAN Editors Lab

On 9-11 March 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Code for Africa, with the support of Google, gathered some of the best Nigerian media innovators in Lagos. The challenge for the participants was to find new ways to hold political powers accountable for its actions and promises.

El Confidencial Editors Lab - Madrid

El Confidencial Editors Lab

On 3-4 March 2017, GEN and El Confidencial, with the support of Google News Lab, gathered in Madrid some of the best media innovators from the region to develop innovative news prototypes. The theme was "Mobile-first News".

L'Espresso Editors Lab - Rome

Gruppo L'Espresso Editors Lab

On 24-25 February, GEN and Gruppo L'Espresso, with the support of the Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Italian media innovators in Rome for an Editors Lab focused on crisis and disaster reporting. With increased seismic activity in the region, this hackathon marked the six-month anniversary of the August 2016 Central Italy earthquake.

Dublin Editors Lab

Dublin Editors Lab

On 25-26 November 2016, GEN and the Institute for Future Media & Journalism (at Dublin City University), with the support of the Google News Lab, gathered some of the best Irish and British media innovators in Dublin for an Editors Lab focused on developing new sports journalism prototypes.

Süddeutsche Editors Lab - Munich

Süddeutsche Editors Lab

On 25-27 October 2016, Süddeutsche Zeitung and GEN gathered some of the best German, Austrian, French and Swiss media innovators in Munich to develop innovative news prototypes on "New Approaches to Investigative Journalism".

There was an exclusive virtual discussion with Edward Snowden during the Süddeutsche Zeitung Editors Lab. Rewatch the interview here.

Público Editors Lab - Lisbon

Publico Editors Lab

On 7-8 October 2016, the Global Editors Network (GEN), Público and APImprensa, with the support of the Google News Lab, gathered the best Portuguese media innovators at Pixels Camp in Lisbon to develop innovative journalism prototypes. The challenge for the participants was to find: "new ways to hold political powers accountable for its actions and promises".

Philippines Editors Lab - Manila

Philippines Editors Lab

On 7-8 July 2016, Rappler and GEN, with the support of Google gathered some of the best Filipino media innovators in Manila to develop innovative news prototypes. The theme was "Crisis Reporting in the Philippines".