The search company announced the Google News Initiative, a worldwide effort in which Google will partner with news publications to help surface the most accurate information possible, especially during breaking news situations. "It's becoming increasingly hard to distinguish what's true (and not true) online", Google said in a blog post today.
"This won't solve the problem, but the more brains we put behind it, the more progress we can all make", Mr. Gingras said.
Google has launched a new suite of tools to help media publishers grow subscriptions, advertising sales and readership as it continues to build its relationship with news media. Those include the Disinfo Lab, a project that will "use computational tools and journalistic oversight to monitor misinformation during elections".
The commitments we're making through the Google News Initiative demonstrate that news and quality journalism is a top priority for Google. Taking that a step further, now any of you using the Google app for your podcasts will be able to actually manage those subscriptions right from within the app, too. Supported by a $3 million Google.org investment, MediaWise is a media literacy project created to help millions of young people in the USA discern fact from fiction online, through classroom education and video - with a little help from several teen-favorite YouTube creators.
Empower news organizations through technological innovation.
As part of the focus on improving Google's newsfeed, the company has committed to refining its search, news and YouTube algorithms to favour "authoritative sources" over relevance.
A new Propensity to Subscribe signal is in development now with several partners. It first tested this with McClatchy-owned news organizations (such as The Miami Herald), the Financial Times, and The Washington Post. The feature will help publishers to identify potential subscribers as well.
The new addition works in both the Assistant and search results on your devices, as well as through voice commands on Google Assistant enabled speakers like Google Home and Home Mini.
The company also said it will give journalists access to a more secure internet by allowing them to easily set up their own virtual private network on a private server through an offering they call Outline.
"We think that having to log in once can improve the user experiences in a small but important way", said Bonita Stewart, VP of global partnerships.
Arizona bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding
Chriswell Scott says one person suffered minor injuries in the crash. "Till death do we part doesn't need any help". In fact, the state's law allows for legal consequences even if someone is impaired to a slight degree.
Google took down 3.2bn bad ads in 2017
Anyone looking to get their money's worth with their cryptocurrency advertising on Google better get their ads up now. The move comes just months after Facebook cracked down on cryptocurrency advertising across its own social network .
Toys 'R' Us confirms it will close all 735 stores
Brandon continued, "There are many people and organizations who have remained in our corner every step along the way". It's true, online shopping didn't help matters, but the struggles of Toys "R" Us predate the boom in online shopping.
US President signs order blocking Broadcom from buying Qualcomm
CFIUS did not provide details on the matter. "If there is one lesson here, it's don't screw with the government", the person said. Qualcomm has confirmed it has received the notice, while Broadcom has yet to respond to TechRadar Pro's requests for comment.
AJ Styles keeps dream match intact at WWE Fastlane
In the end though, Styles recovered and pinned Owens after he did the "Phenomenal Forearm" to retain the WWE Title. She hasn't particularly improved in the ring, and her character hasn't developed much in the slightest.
Samsung is Offering Same Day In-Person Repairs
According to Samsung, "walk-ins are always welcome" and uBreakiFix will offer "same-day repairs" for most issues. Among current customers of Samsung, its score has now risen to 76, compared to a pre-crisis score of 73.
Double defeat for challenge to new Congressional map
Then there is the broader import of the Supreme Court declining to hear the redistricting appeal by Pennsylvania Republicans. Supreme Court, as expected, has rejected the Pennsylvania GOP's challenge to the state court's redistricting ruling.
Afghan official says auto bomber kills 2 in Kabul
Nicholson echoed that, noting there was more outreach than publicly known - including through "backchannel" intermediaries. However, Khan's cousin, Khair Mohammad, said the cleric was a member of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan the Pakistani Taliban.