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'The Jakarta Post', 'Kompas' to participate in Google's Subscription Lab

  • Rizki Fachriansyah

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 18 2020   /  01:00 am
The screenshot of The Jakarta Post print edition on Thursday.(JP/File)

Indonesian media outlets The Jakarta Post and Kompas have been selected to participate in the first Google News Initiative Asia-Pacific (GNI APAC) Subscription Lab alongside six other media companies in the region. Google Indonesia announced in a blog post on Thursday that the Post and Kompas would represent Indonesia in a four-month program that would seek to bolster media companies’ digital infrastructure to attract more subscriptions and reader engagement. The six other participating media organizations are BloombergQuint and The Hindu from India, the Southeast Asia Globe from Cambodia, Business Insider Japan, Malaysiakini from Malaysia, and Commonwealth Magazine from Taiwan. The program – developed in collaboration with FTI Consulting and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) – is set to be held in October, starting with “...