Weather Channel & Google News Initiative Partner On New Camera And Data Network

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 […]

Local Media Consortium And Google Launch Digital On Demand Services To Accelerate Digital Growth

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 Launches Broadcaster Direct-to-Consumer Audience Engagement Accelerator

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 […]

Gray Goes Big To Build A Healthier America

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.

Poynter, Google To Help Local Newsrooms Reach Younger Audiences

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 […]

Stringr To Provide Presidential Election Coverage

Initial publishers leveraging the partnership include the Boston Globe, Fox Television Stations and News Press & Gazette.

Google News Initiative Partners With Lee On Dynamic Paywall

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 […]

Google News Initiative, Local Media Consortium, Local Media Association Announce 50 Scholarships

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 […]

Tribune Broadcasting Gets Google News Grant

Funding from the Google News Initiative/YouTube Innovation Program will support new formats of video storytelling.

Google Unveils Its $300M News Initiative

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.