Upcoming Labs

Register your interest to be the first to hear about our forthcoming Labs. See below for more information about each Lab.

  • Optimising for Trust Lab
  • Distributed and Hybrid Newsrooms Lab
  • Direct Publishing Lab
  • Fact Checking and Operations Lab
  • Technology and Stack Building Lab
  • AI Strategy Lab
  • Revenue Development Lab

Cost per person: From £800

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List of upcoming Labs

Optimising for Trust Lab

Optimise your newsroom processes, standards, policies and messaging for trust; from newsgathering and transparency methodologies to audience engagement and production. Identify gaps, challenges and opportunities, come away with a solutions focused plan. Work towards achieving internationally recognised standards for a number of programmes including IFCN and the JTI.

Date of next Lab: TBC

Distributed and Hybrid Newsrooms Lab

Design and develop your hybrid operations model to achieve flexibility, efficiency, and resilience. Equip your organisation to navigate the challenges and benefit from the opportunities of adaptable operations. Create your own playbook for a successful hybrid newsroom.

Date of next Lab: TBC

Direct Publishing Lab

Direct Publishing offers the potential for news organisations to take back control of their content, brand and data and reach your audience where they are. Understand this new ecosystem and the advantages it offers you and your audience. Create your strategy for early entry into the market with a refined proof of concept and a technical implementation roadmap.

Date of next Lab: TBC

Fact Checking and Operations Lab

Establish your fact checking operation either as an integrated workflow or standalone unit. Build in compliance with international standards and develop the voice, tone and style of your fact checking brand.

Date of next Lab: TBC

Technology and Stack Building Lab

Build it or buy it? Design a comprehensive operational strategy for sourcing, evaluating and introducing new tools to your newsroom. Identify gaps, duplication and opportunities for integration in your existing technology portfolio. Assess ROI considerations and cost allocation opportunities.

Date of next Lab: TBC

AI Strategy Lab

Determine which opportunities AI and machine learning offer and which dangers they present; to media and journalism in general, and more specifically to your organisation and different teams: editorial, product, marketing, publishing and distribution.

Date of next Lab: September 2021

Revenue Development Lab

Take a revenue opportunity for your business from concept to test, working in a facilitated collaborative learning environment with industry peers.

Date of next Lab: September 2021

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