Guardian Media will invest $100 million to support Crispr technology innovation across its editorial teams, as it continues to build on its strategic partnership with technology company Crispr Technologies.
In a letter to Guardian Media, Guardian Technology CEO and co-founder Alex Dolan said the investment is a “significant strategic and financial investment in the newsroom and in the digital revolution”.
“Guardian is a leader in digital news and we will be driven to accelerate the pace of innovation across our editorial teams,” Dolan wrote.
“This investment is an opportunity for us to further enhance our relationship with Crispr to deliver disruptive innovations across our publishing and digital platforms.”
Guardian Media’s editorial team, led by editor-in-chief Matt Taylor, will be able to explore cutting-edge technology including cutting-through, reverse-engineering, and reverse engineering.
“We have been building a culture of innovation that puts people and the news above everything else, and this investment will allow us to deliver more of that,” Dameron said.
“The future of the news business is more open, dynamic, and connected than ever before.
It is only through innovation and collaboration that we can continue to deliver that future.”
GuardiaNews is also expanding its Digital Innovation Network, which has already seen the launch of a new partnership with the Guardian Media Group to work on cutting-tech that helps news organizations reach audiences in new ways.
“Digital News is the future of journalism,” Danyan said.
“By investing in innovation across the entire Guardian Media team, we are investing in the future and the future is what will define the future for our readers.”