Google News Showcase An olive branch to publishers (and regulators)

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Google News Showcase An olive branch to publishers (and regulators)

On 1 October, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced $1 billion for worldwide news publisher partnerships for a novel News Showcase product, helping them to distribute their content to a new audience

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An olive branch to publishers (and regulators)

Google’s funding timeline

What are publishers weighing up?

How does it benefit Google?

 

List of charts/tables

Figure 1. Google News Showcase

Figure 2: Table of Google News Initiative funds active in Europe Figure 3: Sources of website traffic (visits) for online publishers, 2019