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Learn about the best digital tools and resources from Google and beyond, to help you find, verify and tell engaging stories. Take a course to discover Newsgathering, Data & Visualization and Specialist topics.
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Advanced Search: Researching with precision.

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Simple tools and tips to help you get better results, faster.
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Google Alerts: Stay in the know.

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Follow the breaking stories that are important to you.
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Google Scholar: Access court cases, academic papers and sources.

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Quickly find hard facts and expert opinions.
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Google News Archive: Access the past.

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Discover historical digital publications and scanned newspapers.
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Reverse Image Search: Verifying photos.

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Find photographs and uncover their backstories.
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Google Street View: Verify images.

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Check the authenticity of an eyewitness photo or video.
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Google My Maps: Show where stories happen.

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Give important context by building interactive maps.
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Google Trends: See what’s trending across Google Search, Google News and YouTube.

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Find stories and terms people are paying attention to.
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Google Trends: Understanding the data.

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How to interpret Trends results.
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Google Translate: Translations on-the-go.

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Speak the language just about anywhere in the world.
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Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs

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A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
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Permissions: Source Google Data.

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Learn proper usage and citations for Google products.
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Covering politics with Google Trends

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In this module, we will look at ways to use Google Trends to analyze searches specifically related to politics.
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Visualizing elections

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Bring elections to life with interactive visualizations
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Google Data GIF Maker

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Visualize data comparisons in minutes.
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Election visualizations linked to Google Sheets

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Keep your election visualizations live by linking them to Google sheets
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Protect your election coverage

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In this module, we will look at tools to protect and secure your election coverage
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Project Shield: Defend against digital censorship.

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A free tool to protect your site from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
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What is Machine Learning

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Machine Learning for journalists.
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Investigating stories with Machine Learning

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How you can use Machine Learning in your reporting
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Google Cloud AutoML Vision

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Learn how to set up AutoML Vision to prepare for the course exercise
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Data preparation

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Assess your use case, source and prepare your data
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Training your Machine Learning model

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Import your data in AutoML Vision and start the training process
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Evaluate and Test

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How to interpret the output of your model and evaluate its performance
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Machine Learning, journalism and you

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How machine learning is entering your personal and professional life.
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Is Machine Learning the same thing as AI?

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Take a bird's eye view of machine learning within the AI landscape.
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Different approaches to Machine Learning

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Learn to recognize what defines different machine learning solutions.
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How you can use Machine Learning

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Understand in what cases ML might be the solution to your problem.
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How does a machine learn?

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A step-by-step overview of the ML training process.
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Bias in Machine Learning

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Understand what ML bias is and how to avoid it.
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Basics of Google Trends

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This beginner’s course will teach you the basics of Google Trends, using the free Trends Explore tool.
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Advanced Google Trends

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Become a master of the Trends Explore tool with these simple tips for extracting precise data.
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Storytelling with Google Trends

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Learn ways to contextualize Google Trends data and integrate it into your reporting.
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Google Earth creation tools: Tell your story across the world

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How to use Google Earth to create compelling stories
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Introduction to Google Earth Studio

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A fully functional animation studio for Google Earth imagery.
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Google Earth Timelapse: Observing change

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Observe how the earth has changed over the course of the last 35 years.
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Pinpoint: A research tool for journalists

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Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
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Google Finance: Research company performance

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Google Finance allows you to track companies across 53 exchanges on five continents.
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Access Google Finance data in Sheets

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Access Google Finance data in Google Sheets. Examine closing prices, percentage change or market movement over any timeframe.
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Google Sheets: Visualizing data

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Learn to build visualizations that help you interpret the data and tell data-driven stories.
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Visualizing Data: Flourish templates.

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A simple tool to help newsrooms create beautiful graphics.
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Data Source: Global Forest Watch.

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Deforestation data and monitoring tools.
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Global Fishing Watch: Monitor fishing fleets and vessels

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A guide to using Global Fishing Watch’s mapping tool to track global fishing activity.
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Introduction to Google Earth Engine

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Use a multi-petabyte library of satellite imagery and data to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface
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Google Fact Check Tools

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These tools allow you to search for stories and images that have already been debunked and lets you add ClaimReview markup to your own fact checks.
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Verification: Google Search

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Master advanced search shortcuts to filter results by date, relevance and language.
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Verification: Google Image Search

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Find visually similar images.
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Verification: Advanced Reverse Image Search

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How to separate genuine eyewitness accounts from misattributed content.
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Verification: Chrome Plugins and Extensions

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How to speed up the verification process using Google Chrome.
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Google Earth: Pinpoint eyewitness locations.

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Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
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Google Translate: Verify content in 100+ languages.

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Interpret descriptions, uploader information and place names.
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2-Step Verification: Stronger security for your Google account.

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Add an extra layer of protection beyond your password.
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Password Alert: Protect yourself from password theft.

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This simple Chrome extension is your first line of defense.
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Advanced Protection

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The strongest security for your Google account.
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Google Historical Imagery: Google Earth Pro, Maps and Timelapse

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Find out where a photo was taken and when it was uploaded.
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YouTube: A storytelling tool.

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Find out how to cultivate and maintain a YouTube audience.
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YouTube Creator Academy: Improving your YouTube skills

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Learn how to access and choose lessons that help strengthen your presence.
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Google Sheets: Scraping data from the internet

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Build your own data sets using Google Sheets.
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Google Sheets: Cleaning data

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Prepare your data for analysis and visualization.
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Dataset Search Quickstart Guide

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Search across millions of datasets on the web
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Data Studio: Make interactive data visualizations

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Give life to your datasets by creating powerful interactive visualizations with an easy-to-use studio.
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Visualizing Data: Introduction to Tilegrams.

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A new way to map data.
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Visualizing Data: Advanced Tilegrams.

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Generate your own Tilegram from data.
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Public Data Explorer: Access a world of data.

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Use high-quality data sets to create compelling visuals.
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Google Trends: Improving your search results.

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Refine your queries to get more useful data.
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Data Source: Election Databot.

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A robust tool to help journalists cover U.S. elections.
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Google Consumer Surveys: Gain real insights.

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Gather data from real people by creating your own web surveys.
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Build news apps with Flutter

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Reduce app development time by up to 80%
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Looking ahead to ML-powered journalism

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Key learnings and recommended resources to deepen your ML knowledge.
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Video: Google tools for fact-checkers

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Explore digital tools designed specifically for fact-checkers and journalists
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Video: Keeping journalists safe online

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Enhance your online safety as a journalist with best practices and tools from Google.
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Video: Google Earth and mapping technologies for journalists

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Discover how journalists can use Google Earth and mapping technologies
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Video: Getting started with Pinpoint

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Explore and analyze thousands of documents with Google's research tool, Pinpoint.
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Video: Getting started with Google Trends

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Google Trends allows you to explore a sample of search requests, by topic and over time.
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Introduction to AI for Journalists

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Learn about Google's approach to AI and how our products can support newsrooms.
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Introduction to AI for News Business Teams

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Learn about Google's approach to AI and how our products can support news business teams.
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