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Media innovation empowers news organizations to achieve editorial independence and financial sustainability

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Local News Accelerator

The Local News Accelerator supports digital innovation in local journalism’s editorial and business models.

Grow your media and your audience

A four-month programme to help organizations build the foundations for a sustainable local media business.

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Transition Accelerator

A joint initiative empowering newsrooms to achieve editorial independence and financial sustainability

Media needs to grow fast

The Transition Accelerator is part of the Media Innovation Europe (MIE) project, co-funded by the European Commission.

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Revenue Roadmap

A tool for leaders in journalism to ideate, rethink and develop solutions to future-proof their media’s editorial strategy

Innovation in-depth

The Roadmap introduces methods and tools to support innovation strategies for your media organization.

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The Local Journalism Project

How journalism is innovating to find sustainable ways to serve local communities around the world

Local journalism matters

Take a look at out efforts to help local journalism by providing knowledge and suggestion actions

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Check out our Innovation Network

Join us in the Local News & Innovation Network and stay ahead of new trends and discussions

Media needs to grow fast

Connect and share with media innovators and local news practitioners from around the world.

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Media Innovation Festival

Through the festival, we promote and engage a community of media innovators

An event for innovators

IPI is building communities to help find creative solutions through knowledge sharing and innovation

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What is innovation at IPI?

We promote innovation in journalism by fostering new digital tools and strategies to enhance investigative reporting and audience engagement.

  • LOCAL AND INDEPENDENT
    Support local media outlets in creating sustainable models of trusted journalism.
  • NETWORK
    Grow the wealth of knowledge and experience that the IPI network offers to build a community of practice and support and learn from alumni and project participants.
  • DIGITAL FIRST
    We prioritize projects that are digital-first and build new and engaging ways to interact with audiences.
  • FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
    Building diversified revenue models that allow media companies to be sustainable and independent.
  • TRANSITION
    We help existing newsrooms pivot their business and technology to remain relevant and meet long-term goals.
  • PUBLIC INTEREST
    Empower media to play a watchdog role against democratic decline, serve audiences with relevant content and fill information gaps in news deserts.

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