Innovation Funding

In November 2018, we announced the steps we’re taking as part of the Google News Initiative to fund projects that inject new ideas into the news industry.


We are excited to share the first 23 recipients of the first GNI Innovation Challenge in Asia-Pacific from 14 countries across the region. These grants will enable our partners to develop sustainable business models, with diversified streams of revenue coming from readers, in the era of digital journalism. You can read about some of the projects being funded on our blog.

Australia

Crikey, Private Media Pty Ltd
Community Broadcasting Association of Australia
Women's Agenda, published by Agenda Media Pty Ltd
GNM Australia Pty Ltd (parent company Guardian News & Media in the UK)
Mamamia (Mamamia.com.au Pty Ltd)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Free Press

Indonesia

Tempo.co (PT Info Media Digital)
Asumsi.co (PT. Muda-Mudi Berkarya Sejahtera)

India

Khabar Lahariya/ Women Media and News Trust
Turkbox

Japan

IWATE NIPPO CO.,LTD
The Asahi Shimbun Company

South Korea

Maeil Business Newspaper (MAEKYUNG)
Dotface Inc.

Myanmar

Organisation: Frontier Myanmar. Parent: Black Knight Media

Mongolia

Zasgiyn Gazriin Medee Daily Newspaper (ZGM Daily) Parent Company: National News Corporation LLC

Nepal

Hankyoreh Media
JTBC

Singapore

Hankyoreh Media
JTBC

Taiwan

EBC
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