Our programs

We build programs to meet the needs of journalists and news organizations so they can succeed on the web.

Innovation

We work with journalists, news organizations and entrepreneurs to drive innovation in the news industry.

Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

The GNI Innovation Challenge grants funding for innovative news projects across the globe.

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Google News Lab

The Google News Lab works with newsrooms and entrepreneurs across the world to spur innovation in journalism.

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News on YouTube

We’re supporting the future of the news industry in online video through a variety of programs.

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Google News Initiative Cloud Program

Google provides tools to boost productivity and improve collaboration, free of charge to news organizations.

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Digital News Innovation Fund

The Digital News Innovation Fund supported innovation in journalism for European news organizations.

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Training

We provide training on Google's tools for journalism.

Online Training Center

Explore more than 40 lessons on Google products and tools, designed specifically for journalists.

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Google News Initiative Fellowship

We award fellowships across the globe to develop the next generation of digital reporters looking to inform, engage, and inspire.

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Society of Professional Journalists

We have worked with SPJ to develop a “train the trainer” program which provides scaled trainings in Google tools to newsrooms, universities, and journalists across the United States.

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Data tools for news organizations

News Consumer Insights and Realtime Content Insights are free news industry tools that help publishers make business and editorial decisions powered by Google Analytics (GA) data.

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Google News Initiative University Network

We work with journalism schools around the world to develop best practices and Google’s trainings for journalists.

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Insights

We conduct research on topics critical to the future of journalism.

VR in journalism

Our ethnographic study examined how audiences experience VR and what that means for journalism.

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Digital transformation through Data

The Google News Initiative sponsored a Deloitte report and activation guide on how news companies can deliver more value with data.

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Data journalism in 2017

We studied the current state of data journalism and the challenges the field faces.

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Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Since 2013, Google has partnered with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University to co-sponsor the annual Digital News Report, which surfaces insights on digital news consumption in 26 countries including the US and UK.

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ICFJ Global Survey of Newsroom Technology

The Google News Lab contributed to the expansion of the ICFJ Global Newsroom survey, which sheds light on how news media professionals use digital tools and technology for reporting and storytelling.

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American Society of News Editors

The Google News Lab partnered with the ASNE, an organization focused on leadership development and journalism-related issues, to support their survey around diversity in American newsrooms.

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The Data Journalism Handbook 2

We worked with the EJC to produce the new edition of the handbook which explores new and innovative ways in which data can be used in journalism.

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