About the CMS Project

The content management system (CMS) is the lifeblood of digital publishing. It’s central to everything we do. Yet it is highly complex.

The International News Media Association (INMA) and the Google News Initiative (GNI) have partnered to create a tool to assist news organisations in the difficult task of selecting a CMS.

The aim of the tool, to be unveiled at a CMS Project Town Hall October 4, is to demystify what many publishers find to be a complex area and help them identify the most suitable systems to fit their needs.

Carolyn Adams Throughout 2023, the CMS Project followed a three-step process:

Note that this is not a certification or recommendation service. This is the first year of the project and has been limited to a small number of vendors. If this project is deemed helpful in the news media industry, the hope is to repeat it on an annual basis.


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Jodie Hopperton

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