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Joined April 2009
Ensuring people have access to quality news is a core part of our work — and so is finding ways to support the news industry. So we asked five members of the News team to tell us what they're working on in 2021. Here’s what they said. 1/ goo.gle/3aujUxx
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Today we are pleased to announce a $2 million partnership with @GoogleNewsInit for the Data-Driven Reporting Project. The award funds investigative journalists in local news and outlets for underrepresented communities in the U.S. and Canada. Read more: spr.ly/6010J5ECq
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Local news is essential to keeping communities healthy. That’s why we’re announcing a number of new features to help readers and local publishers connect, and new tools for journalists to help them produce deeper, more digitally focused work. 1/ goo.gle/3kHdalR
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First, we’re expanding a feature that we initially launched for COVID searches. Readers will soon see a carousel of local news stories when Google finds local news coverage relevant to their query. This is global and in all languages. 2/ goo.gle/3kHdalR
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Over the past few months, we've been working on improving our systems so authoritative local news sources appear more often alongside national publications, when relevant, in our general news features such as Top Stories. 3/ goo.gle/3kHdalR
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Social media can give readers additional news and information they may be looking for about local issues. We launched a new way to help people find local information on topics they’re searching for by surfacing tweets by local, authoritative sources. 4/ goo.gle/3kHdalR
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The US Census is a massive data set. To help reporters go through it, we’re announcing a new tool called Census Mapper that helps reporters find stories and embed visualizations on their sites. The tool is produced with @pitchinc & @BigLocalNews 5/ censusmapper.biglocalnews.or…
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The Census data is pulled from the data collected and processed by the @AP, one of the Census Co-op partners. The tool lets local journalists easily embed maps showing population change at any level. 6/ censusmapper.biglocalnews.or…
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We’re also making improvements to our Common Knowledge Project, a data explorer and visual journalism project. Built with journalists for journalists, the new version integrates journalist feedback and has new features including geographic comparisons. 7/ commonknowledge.appspot.com/
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We’re dedicated to supporting local publishers at every level of their reporting and we’ll continue to help them reach and engage audiences looking for their essential reporting. Learn more -> goo.gle/3kHdalR 8/
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We launched the Google News Initiative in 2018 to help the news industry thrive in a digital age. Since then we’ve: + Worked with 7,000+ news partners in 120+ countries and territories worldwide + Trained 450K+ journalists + Invested $300M+ in funding blog.google/outreach-initiat…
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Good news for readers in Spain! We are excited to announce that Google News will soon be available once again in the country. We'll have more updates soon. Read more about next steps: goo.gle/3GMDW5D
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.@Google News Showcase is our new product experience and licensing program for news. Our goal is to help readers and news publishers more deeply connect on the important stories of the day. And today, we’re launching the product in Canada. 🇨🇦 1/ goo.gle/319ncFl
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Today we’re announcing that Google News Showcase, our new product experience and licensing program for news, will begin rolling out with national, regional and local publishers in Ireland. 1/ goo.gle/3aSzPGu
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Twenty years ago, Google opened its first office in Japan. Today, we are announcing new investments that will continue our support of the country’s vibrant news industry ⬇️ 1/ goo.gle/3Ez0buT
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Google News Showcase, our new product and licensing program for news publishers, will begin rolling out in Austria today. 🎉 1/ blog.google/products/news/go…
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We asked three local publications in Argentina — El Litoral, La Opinión de Rafaela and La Gaceta — to share how they were using Google News Showcase to expand their digital strategies and build relationships with readers. Here's what they had to say: goo.gle/2Uif3e8
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We’re dedicated to supporting the growth and sustainability of news organizations, big and small, around the world. Today we’re announcing new significant investments in Canadian 🇨🇦 newsrooms and journalists across the country. 1/ goo.gle/3damx9D
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Google News Showcase, our new product and licensing program that brings a publisher's voice and curation into our news products, is coming to desktop users of Google News in the countries where we are launched -> 1/ bit.ly/34eGRlm
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