Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities

Google and newspaper publishing company McClatchy announced a new partnership that will aim to develop sustainable business models for local news publications. As part of the ongoing Google News Initiative, the companies will be teaming up to create... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 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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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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Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio

Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-18 17:49:00 UTC ]
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French to fight fake news with backing from Google, Facebook

News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Cabinet Backs Law That Could Allow News Publishers to Sue Google

The German cabinet gave its backing Wednesday to a draft law extending copyright protection to snippets of news articles republished by search engines, although... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz

Launching a digital media company looking to take over the role of local newspapers is a tricky undertaking, even without calculating a looming recession. The post ‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-17 04:01:53 UTC ]
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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

News Corp said it would not take a cut of ad revenue generated by articles from Knewz.com. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-08-23 08:34:39 UTC ]
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Google is revamping Google News with more video and higher speed

Google is revamping Google News with a new design that will incorporate elements of the Newsstand app and YouTube, according to people familiar with the plans.The search giant is expected to unveil the new digital media destination next week at its developer conference, and it has been talking... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-05-04 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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Google+ Idea Guy Says Google Still Trying to Hold Him Back

Paul Adams, the Google social researcher turned Facebook product manager who's credited with giving Google the idea for circles of friends that it's utilized in Google+, spoke out against his former employer tonight on his blog. Adams protests that Google is blocking the publication of a book he... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Nine and News Corp donate advertising space to back Qantas push for open borders

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald get behind corporate campaign to ease Covid-related travel lockdowns Follow our Australian coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-17 02:14:42 UTC ]
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Meredith Brings Print Subscriptions Back to Traditional Home

A year after converting Traditional Home from a primarily advertising-funded model to a more consumer-driven, newsstand-only publication—and cutting its frequency, circulation and most of its editorial staff in the process—Meredith Corp. announced Monday that it is once again selling... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-20 19:24:27 UTC ]
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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

In April, French regulators ordered Google to help develop a system to reward the country's news outlets with licensing fees when portions of their stories are displayed on the tech giant's news tab or in its search results. The decision was hailed as a triumph for publishers by those favoring... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-08 17:40:51 UTC ]
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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 02:30:13 UTC ]
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Jeff Hobbs Brings You Back to School

The author follows the lives of four high school students in his latest book, 'Show Them You're Good.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Local’s Nine News Sites Tweaked Their Way to 11,000 New Paying Members During the Pandemic

Digital publisher The Local quickly became a focal point for English speakers across Europe when cases of the coronavirus were Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-17 19:30:22 UTC ]
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News Corp Carnage: Fine Print Reveals Even Greater Hit to Local Journalism

Of the 112 printed newspapers shut down by News Corp this week, 76 will survive as digital-only publications but the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-29 21:38:27 UTC ]
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News Corp carnage: fine print reveals even greater hit to local journalism | The Weekly Beast

Suburban and regional papers won’t have standalone websites. Plus: ABC reposts tweet after backlashOf the 112 printed newspapers shut down by News Corp this week, 76 will survive as digital-only publications but the devil is in the detail.The suburban and regional papers – such as the Inner West... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-29 01:07:11 UTC ]
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