Google Grants $2.7 Million To IPI To Promote Innovation In Online Journalism
According to a Google blog post on the matter, Google wants to be part of the contest, which seeks to “find and fund breakthrough ideas that will have a lasting impact on the future of digital news in communities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa”.
Grants will be awarded to both non-profit and for-profit organisations working on digital journalism initiatives, including open-source and mobile technology projects created by or for journalists and distributed in the public interest.
The International Press Institute is inviting proposals from around the EMEA region for projects devoted to online innovation in journalism, new economic models for news and training in digital reporting, from today until June 1st.
All projects should fit into three categories: News Platform, Sustainability and Training.
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