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"Gazeta Wyborcza" joined the Google News Initiative Fellowship as a Polish partner

"Gazeta Wyborcza" joined the Google News Initiative Fellowship as a Polish partner

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26.02.2019 – The renowned Polish daily “Gazeta Wyborcza” has become a partner of the Google News Initiative Fellowship organized by the European Journalism Centre this year. One person will be invited for an 8-week paid summer internship in the “Gazeta Wyborcza”’s data desk. The application deadline for the program is 1 April 2019.

The Google News Initiative Fellowship, organized by the European Journalism Centre in countries of the European Union, is addressed to students who are passionate about journalism, technologies and understanding the increasing role of technologies in media industry. The internships offered in the program are a unique opportunity for young people to learn how the biggest news companies in Europe operate, to work with professional journalists and gain valuable experience.

The European Journalism Centre is focused on quality journalism in the digital environment. Through the GNI Fellowship program the EJC aims to educate the next generation of European journalists and develop the skills required in modern media outlets.

This year the GNI Fellowship operated by the European Journalism Centre includes 40 paid summer internships in newsrooms of 11 European countries – Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and, for the first time, Poland. Among others the program includes, “The Guardian” (UK), Agence France-Presse (AFP), YLE (public service broadcaster in Finland), (Ireland) as well as local and regional media organizations. Each newsroom will select and host one intern during 8 weeks over the summer. 

So far “Gazeta Wyborcza” is the only media partner of the GNI Fellowship from Poland. The internship in the “Gazeta Wyborcza”’s newsroom will be held between June and September 2019 at data desk, which runs two websites: and

All interns will receive remuneration for their work (the amount will be determined individually by each organization). They will also receive the mentorship of the European Journalism Centre and attend a unique one-day bootcamp in Brussels to learn new skills and connect with the other students, before joining the newsrooms.

The application process is addressed for Bachelor, Master or PhD students and it will be open until 1 April 2019. After that, each newsroom will select their intern. To apply visit website

More information about the program, its media partners and application criteria can be found at




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Michael Spinner-Just


2019-02-27 12:26