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We’re always working to make it easier for people to find the most useful, timely news available through Search to help them understand the world and topics they care about. Starting today you'll notice something different when you look for news on Google Search desktop 1/ 👀
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Now, when there are multiple stories related to your search, we’ll organize results by story so it’s easier to understand what’s most relevant and you can make a more informed decision on which specific articles to explore. Here’s what that looks like: goo.gle/3dr4fki
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This new structure will make more room for quality content--beyond just the most recent coverage--as well as a range of sources to bring more context and perspective to the day’s news. 3/
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We initially rolled out this new way of viewing news on Google Search in 2019 on mobile. Now people who search on desktop globally will get this new experience. Learn more about the technology behind this update ⬇️ 4/ goo.gle/3IqpfpD
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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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