Google News Initiative Stories June 25

Google announced today that it will pay publishers for high-quality content. Licensed stories and articles will appear in a “new news experience launching later this year.”

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Google News Initiative Stories June 9

Google helping fund print, online ad campaign to ‘Support Local News’

COVID-19 has exacerbated many problems in society. Local journalism has seen a drop-off in advertising revenue and a lack of reporters to cover community-related pandemic developments. Google today is donating $15 million to run ads encouraging people to support local news.

Google News Initiative Stories May 28

Last month, Google launched a Journalism Emergency Relief Fund to “deliver urgent aid” for news publications in light of COVID-19 job losses, furloughs, and closures. The company today announced some of the 5,300 small and medium local newsrooms that will get funding.

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Google News Initiative Stories April 17

The outbreak of COVID-19 has had an impact on every type of business as millions are told to stay at home. In many cases, that means cutting jobs too. Today, Google has announced that it will be cutting fees for Ad Manager for the next few months to support publishers.

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Google News Initiative Stories April 15

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the decline in local news as job cuts and furloughs are on the rise. Google wants to help tackle this trend with a “Journalism Emergency Relief Fund” for small to medium-sized publications. expand full story

Google News Initiative Stories December 5, 2019

Google’s Analytics newsroom dashboard integrates Google Trends topics

Back in March, Google released a useful Analytics-powered dashboard for newsrooms. Great on large screens, Realtime Content Insights (RCI) is now integrating trending topics from Google Trends.

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