Google Offers Olive Branch To Journalists & News Publications With Launch Of Google News Lab

by Amy Gesenhues
News publications often criticize Google when it comes to how it manages news content, but recently the site has introduced a number of initiatives aimed at helping journalists and news publishers. Last week, Google rolled out three new journalism endeavors – YouTube Newswire, the First Draft Coalition and Witness Media Labs.Read the full article

Introducing the News Lab

In the past decade, better technology and an open Internet have led to a revolution in how news is created, distributed, and consumed. And given Google’s mission to ensure quality information is accessible and useful everywhere, we want to help ensure that innovation in news leads to a more informed, more democratic world. That’s why we’ve created the News Lab, a new effort at Google to empower innovation at the intersection of technology and media.