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GNI Startups Lab Argentina

Status: Closed

  • Training & education

Organisation: Google News Initiative

Deadline: 20/03/2024

Location: Argentina

The Google News Initiative calls for applications for its GNI Startups Lab Argentina, a 14-week training program designed to promote the creation of innovative media in the country.

The GNI Startups Lab is a program developed by Google that has been carried out in various regions of the world. This new edition is complemented by the training experiences of SembraMedia and the federal presence of FOPEA.

The call will be from February – March 2024 and twenty people will be selected to participate in this process in which, through training, mentoring and exchange spaces with specialists, they will learn how to develop audiences, content, design their business model, among others. fundamental issues for the sustainability of a medium. At the end of the program, participants will have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) ready to be launched.

  • Call for applications: February 21 – March 20
  • Selection: March 21 – April 30
  • Announcement of winners: May 2024
  • Program: May – August 2024
Selection Criteria
  • The application is free and open. Submitted projects must focus on local and hyperlocal communities or audiences. Priority will be given to journalists or entrepreneurs from desert or information semi-desert areas.
  • To apply, it is not a requirement to have previous experience as a journalist. All you have to do is demonstrate a passion for the role of journalism in civic life.
  • A jury of specialists appointed by the program management will analyse the applications. Applicants may be invited to deepen their ideas in personalised interviews.
How to apply

The application deadline for this position is March 20, 2024. To learn more about this position and apply, please click here.

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