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RED/ACCION: both a formal innovation lab and daily experimentation in the newsroom

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RED/ACCION: both a formal innovation lab and daily experimentation in the newsroom

Having spent 20 years as a journalist and editor-in-chief at La Nacion, Chani Guyot decided he would like to do something else in the next 20 years of his career. In April 2018 he launched RED/ACCION, after having collected 1,5 million dollars in initial funding in only two months.

The digital pure player combines a 12 people newsroom that’s exploring different ways to report mobile stories with a formal innovation lab:

“We don’t want the Maker Lab to be the only place where experimentation and learning take place. We’re very serious about having the space, the resources and the time to experiment and learn on a daily basis in our newsroom, even if we don’t put the name Lab on it.”

 Read the full article on media-innovation.news.

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This is one of the cases collected as part of the ongoing Media Innovation Mapping project, a collaboration between WAN-IFRA's Global Alliance for Media Innovation and the Media Innovation Studio at UCLan

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Andrea Wagemans

Date

2018-07-24 09:30

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