The Weather Channel television network and Google News Initiative today announced the launch of SKYFX Camera Network aimed at gathering weather data and visuals that will enhance the network’s weather coverage. This partnership between Google and The […]
The Local Media Consortium, an alliance of local media companies, today announced the launch of its Digital On Demand Services (DODS) program to provide local media companies with broader, lower […]
Pilot, the innovation arm of the National Association of Broadcasters, is conducting a program with support of the Google News Initiative to improve direct-to-consumer audience engagement to better serve local […]
Bridging the Great Health Divide is an ambitious new experiment in collaborative journalism that Gray Television plans to start rolling out in March. Supported by $200,000 from the Google News Initiative, its multiplatform coverage will take a fresh look at the longtime health disparities in both Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, two sprawling regions where health indicators and outcomes are far worse than the national average — and where the group has more than 25 TV stations serving affected communities.
The Poynter Institute and Google News Initiative are teaming up to help three local newsrooms reach new, young audiences through engaging, shareable social video storytelling. The yearlong program, VidSpark, will […]
Initial publishers leveraging the partnership include the Boston Globe, Fox Television Stations and News Press & Gazette.
Google News Initiative is partnering with Lee Enterprises, a provider of news, information, and advertising in 50 markets, and its digital technology subsidiary, TownNews, to expedite the development of a machine […]
The Google News Initiative, the Local Media Consortium and the Local Media Association have teamed up to offer 50 scholarships to Elevate! 2019, the LMC and LMA’s first joint conference […]
Funding from the Google News Initiative/YouTube Innovation Program will support new formats of video storytelling.
Google today announced a multi-pronged News Initiative, which Chief Business Officer Phillipp Schindler described as a way to tie together all the company’s efforts to work with the journalism industry. Google says the News Initiative is focused on three broad goals — strengthening quality journalism, supporting different business models and empowering newsrooms through technological innovation.