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Der Tagesspiegel: interdisciplinary and audience-engaged innovation

2021-10-21. Der Tagesspiegel’s Innovation Lab is a hub for interdisciplinary collaboration – producing projects spanning sensor journalism, data visualisation and interactive, immersive storytelling.

‘Listen’ and ‘Auditorial’ experiments shed a positive light on audio’s accessibility

2021-10-06. Two experiments with producing audio content illustrate the challenges and opportunities for news publishers in this booming space.

New lab will help 21 news organisations from Latin America boost their digital advertising revenue

2021-09-09. Twenty-one news organisations across Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America have been selected to participate in the 2021 GNI Latin America Advertising Revenue Lab.

Future Media Hubs: building a media innovation network in the heart of Europe

2021–08–17. An international network of sandboxes, innovation labs and accelerators allows its media organisation members to exchange learnings from their innovation projects and make connections with the startup ecosystem.

STAT’s plans for a post-COVID era after a crazy year of growth

2021-08-05. The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020. By then, STAT, The Boston Globe owned health and life sciences news website, had already published 49 stories about the new virus.

Stars4Media: Discover the 30 selected media innovation projects

2021-07-27. 185 media professionals, grouped around 30 initiatives involving 76 media organisations selected as grantees in the second round of Stars4Media annual programme in which WAN-IFRA is a partner.

The reverberation of Kleine Zeitung’s lockdown online music festival

2021-07-26. Just as publishers truly started to embrace events as an engagement and revenue source, the pandemic turned that upside down. So why not bring live music to your audience – virtually? On the last weekend of lockdown in May, Austrian daily newspaper Kleine Zeitung held an online music festival at its headquarters in Graz.

How the 118-year-old South China Morning Post transformed into a digital-first newsroom

2021-07-16. Established in 1903, the Hong Kong based South China Morning Post had been operating with a legacy mindset for most of its life. But that changed about six years ago, when the publisher started focusing on how it needed to adopt a digital-first approach.

„Kleine Zeitung Online-Festival“: Sechs Bands sorgten für die „Rückkehr des Live-Gefühls“

Die „Kleine Zeitung“ veranstaltete am letzten Lockdown-Wochenende in Österreich, am Samstag, dem 15. Mai 2021, an ihrem Hauptsitz in Graz (Steiermark) ein Online-Festival mit sechs heimischen Bands.

High impact climate storytelling: lessons from NRK

2021-07-02. How do you increase your readers’ interest in climate stories? Two award-winning projects from the online team at Norway’s NRK offer insight that could help newsrooms increase impact and engagement in climate coverage.