Everyone, everywhere benefits from a healthy news industry.
The Google News Initiative works side-by-side with publishers and journalists to build a more sustainable, diverse and innovative news ecosystem.
NURTURING INNOVATION IN THE NEWS
From international news desks to local newsrooms, we want all quality publications to flourish.
Advancing the practice of quality journalism
We help bolster the work of resource-strapped newsrooms by offering digital tools, training and resources that aid their efforts to find, verify and tell engaging stories.
Strengthening and evolving publisher business models
We collaborate with publishers of all sizes as they transform the business of news, offering programmes and products that support strategic growth, scaling and revenue sustainability.
Cultivating a global news community
We partner with industry leaders as they tackle the most pressing issues facing journalism, cultivating a diverse, innovative and inclusive community with a common goal: build a stronger future for news.
TRANSFORMING THE INDUSTRY
Helpful resources for everyone across the news industry.
Adapt to the digital publishing landscape with funding for innovative thinking and long-term success on the open web.
Grow your knowledge and skills in digital journalism and the business of news.
Overcome critical challenges with products to reach new audiences, generate revenue and enhance collaboration.
A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR NEWS
Alongside governments, civic and community leaders, and other companies, we're playing our part to make reliable information accessible to all.
Countries and territories
HOW WE COLLABORATE
We're developers creating tools to transform news-gathering and storytelling.
We’re misinformation experts elevating credible sources online.
We’re veteran news industry advocates tackling critical issues with journalists and business managers in news organisations around the world.
It takes all of us to advance & diversify the news industry.
We’re bringing together the collective efforts of Googlers, journalists, publishers and academics across the industry.
"We realize that fighting misinformation is not just the job of journalists. It needs a whole society approach."
Syed Nazakat, Founder, DataLEADS
"One of the biggest challenges immigrants have is it's harder to get local news, especially in their language. So it's very important for us to be able to help this community."
Rocio Tirado, Chief Operating Officer, Jambalaya News
"Citizen journalists are literally at the center of the community. They make sure that these stories in these rural areas are really told on a national platform."
Duncan Masiwa, Sinelizwi Project Lead, Food for Mzansi
"Today, Alma Preta is producing twice as many news stories. We managed to increase the number of subscriptions in our campaigns. And more than that, many doors to diversify funds opened."
Elaine Silva, Partner and Executive Director, Alma Preta Jornalismo
"Anyone can publish a rumor or make a mistake in a publication. We need to protect our children so they can protect themselves and develop a critical mind."
Mélanie Jalans, VP Digital & Marketing, PlayBac Presse
Not sure where to start?
Whether you're a local reporter or a news entrepreneur, discover how the Google News Initiative can help.