Google Announces Initiative to Help Publishers and Combat Fake News

At a press event in New York City, Google announced today that it's rolling out the Google News Initiative, in which it's investing $300 million over the next three years. The goal is to help publishers make money and to combat "fake news," which consists of several products designed to help newsrooms and media businesses.... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook’s Efforts to Combat Fake News Will Affect Link Previews From Publishers

The next battleground in Facebook's war against fake news is the link previews on shared posts from publishers. Product manager for news Alex Hardiman announced in a blog post that non-publisher pages can no longer overwrite link metadata--such as headlines, descriptions and images--in Graph API... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German publishers are skipping Facebook’s fake-news initiative

“When you ask five questions, Facebook has the answer to none of them,” said one publishing exec. “The initiative appears to be set up by amateurs." The post German publishers are skipping Facebook’s fake-news initiative appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google News Initiative and McClatchy Will Fill a Local News Void in 3 U.S. Markets

Google News Initiative, the search-engine giant's program to work with publishers in the media industry, teamed up with newspaper publisher McClatchy on an initiative to bring local news coverage to three small and midsized communities in the U.S. that are currently lacking local sources of news... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Media Alliance targets Facebook and Google in fight against fake news

Alliance of 2,000 organizations says the two companies’ dominance in online advertising and traffic has created an unsustainable future for journalismNews outlets are seeking permission from the US Congress for the right to negotiate jointly with Google and Facebook, two companies that dominate... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With the Help of Washington, News Publishers Fight to Recapture Advertising Dollars From Facebook and Google

Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corp and co-chairman of Fox Corp., who built his fortune in the newspaper Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-01 07:00:50 UTC ]
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New Study Finds Google Receives an Estimated $4.7 Billion in Revenue from News Publishers’ Content

The News Media Alliance today published findings from a new study that analyzes how Google uses and benefits from news. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-10 15:10:50 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google Pressured EU Experts to Soften Fake News Regulations, Say Insiders

Google and Facebook pressured and “arm-wrestled” a group of experts to soften European guidelines on online disinformation and fake news, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 15:02:38 UTC ]
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The New York Post vs. the (non-Murdoch) media, Google backs local news: Publisher's Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition.The news from Cupertino: "Apple's string of new subscription services pushes... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Committing Another $4.5 Million to Initiatives for News Publishers

Facebook announced Thursday that it is pumping another $4.5 million into Facebook Journalism Project initiatives for news publishers. Global head of news Campbell Brown said in a blog post that Facebook will put $3.5 million toward the Facebook Membership Accelerator pilot program and contribute... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘I feel optimistic about the future of news’: Google’s Richard Gingras says the company’s success depends on the health of publishers

Google's vp of news says the company wants to enable the success of news publishers, but that direct payments come with pitfalls. The post ‘I feel optimistic about the future of news’: Google’s Richard Gingras says the company’s success depends on the health of publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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​Facebook and Google executives clash over ‘fake news’

A head-to-head debate between the executives leading Facebook and Google’s efforts to court publishers revealed sharp divisions between the two internet companies’ approaches to stemming “fake news” and disinformation. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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While Facebook battles fires, Google rolls out pro-publisher initiatives

The tech giant introduced measures to let people subscribe to publications through Google and give more priority to quality news sources in search results. The post While Facebook battles fires, Google rolls out pro-publisher initiatives appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google aims to share revenue with news publishers

Google isn't kidding around when it says it wants to make amends with subscription-based news outlets. The search giant's head of news, Richard Gingras, told the Financial Times that the plan is to share revenues with publishers who take advantage o... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News Lets Publishers Test Serving Ads From Google's DoubleClick

Apple's latest iOS is out, the news app is updated, and for publishers a new ad serving trial is under way with help from an unlikely ally, Google.A select group of publishers are testing ad insertions into their Apple News pages using DoubleClick For Publishers, according to a number of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'News Geek' Google CEO Appeases Publishers With End to 'First Click Free'

A few years ago, Google regularly traded barbs with major news publishers in public. Today, Google is rewiring its search engine to appease them.The Alphabet unit is scrapping a contentious search result rule for subscription news sites and giving them new tools to attract more paying customers.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Creating Facebook Instant Articles Can Now Simultaneously Work on Google AMP (Apple News Soon)

The software-development kit for Facebook's Instant Articles media-rich, quick-loading stories from publishers now supports Google AMP, and the social network said support for Apple News is on the way. Partner engineering director Piyush Mangalick said in a Facebook Media blog post that an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publishers face delays and transparency issues in Facebook’s fake-news crackdown

French publishers are happy about Facebook's fact-checking initiative, but there's room for improvement. The post French publishers face delays and transparency issues in Facebook’s fake-news crackdown appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New fake news dilemma: sites publish real scoops amid mess of false reports

Louise Mensch is among a number of bloggers offering a mix of true and inaccurate stories, forcing readers to discern for truth for themselvesThe need for vigilance in distinguishing real journalism from “fake news” has become well established since Donald Trump was elected with help from bogus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook publishes fake news ads in UK papers

Adverts contain a list of ten things to look out for when deciding whether a story is genuine. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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