The global company in Egypt, Google, revealed in a statement issued by it, the launch of the third edition of the initiative Google News “Digital Innovation Challenge”
Today, “Google News Initiative” revealed today the launch of the third edition of the “Digital Innovation Challenge in the News” calling Innovative entrepreneurs in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa to participate in this challenge. The winning projects will receive funding amounting to 150 one thousand US dollars.
According to Google’s statement, The Digital Innovation in News Challenge is an open call for funding from Google to empower news organizations around the world and help them implement new ideas in online journalism, understand local communities, and develop new business models in the publishing industry.
All news service providers can apply to participate in the challenge
Projects will be evaluated based on five The criteria are: innovation, impact on the news environment, diversity, equality and inclusion, inspiration, and economic viability.
Applications must be submitted through the special website Challenge creativity and applications will remain open until Tuesday, April 5th
until now : Greenwich Mean Time.
A year ago , was chosen A project from 22 countries in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa in the “Ibtech Challenge” Digital R in the news. The topic of the challenge was to increase readership interaction and/or explore new business models in journalism and news.
Selected and Funded