"In the blog post, Googleannounced their new "Google News Initiative" (GNI), a project devoted to curbing the spread of misinformation online by "[elevating and strengthening] quality journalism", "[evolving] business models to drive sustainable growth" and "[empowering] news organizations" through technological innovation. The company launched the Google News Initiative (GNI), a $300 million project that will look to "elevate and strengthen quality journalism" among other things.
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.
"It's becoming increasingly hard to distinguish what's true and what's not online".
We need to do more.
Google is only too aware - the 2016 presidential election in the United States being a case in point - that certain events and types of news are more liable to spin than others.
Also of note: The Shorenstein Center here at Harvard is building out a Disinformation Lab, modeled after some of the work First Draft News has done in the United Kingdom and France around collaborative, country-wide fact-checking for elections. "We've trained our systems to recognize these events and adjust our signals toward more authoritative content", Google said.
Japanese newspaper house The Mainichi has been named as the only Asian launch partner in Subscribe with Google, one of the key plans in the Google News Initiative launched overnight.
He added: "We're also deepening our commitment to building products that address the news industry's most urgent needs".
Google said it will take a cut of the revenue from the subscriptions generated through its feature, but. The publishers are spread across 18 countries and include prominent media organisations such as the Financial Times, Washington Post, New York Times, Telegraph, Le Parisien and Reforma. Mashable partnered with Google during the development of AMP Stories. Unlike the search results for similar previous shootings, which surfaced stories from hoax websites and toxic message boards, the results on both Google and YouTube for topics related to the Maryland shooting were dominated by stories from legitimate mainstream publications.
Google has been previously viewed as an enemy to the industry, but publishers are warming to the tech platform with Fairfax even inking a deal with Google a year ago.
Also helping to achieve this goal is a new open-source tool called "The Outline" that'll allow news organizations to easily create their own VPN for securely sharing sensitive data across the internet.
"We think that having to log in once can improve the user experiences in a small but important way", said Bonita Stewart, VP of global partnerships.
The agreement must be approved by EU leaders meeting at the European Council summit on the 22nd and 23rd of this month. However, he described the agreements as a "decisive" moment for efforts to avoid Britain crashing out without a deal.
Throughout her tenure in Congress, Slaughter was best known as one of the original authors of 1994's Violence Against Women Act . Redistricting in 2012 dramatically altered Slaughter's district, fueling speculation that she might retire.
The broad Health Care Plans industry has an average P/S ratio of 16.24, which is significantly worse than the sector's 6.58. Tim Wentworth , president and CEO of Express Scripts , will be president and chief operating officer of Health Services.
It has always been our belief that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court acted in the best interest of the citizens of our commonwealth. The Supreme Court announced, "the application for stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is denied".
The stream is about to reach 600,000 viewers - that's over four times the high view count for Overwatch League tonight. Epic Games' " Fortnite " is set in a post-apocalyptic future where players have to scavenge for weapons and resources.
The Jets identified Bridgewater and McCown as their Plan B option before they entered into talks with Cousins. The free agent quarterback is on the verge of a big payday at age 29, his first time on the open market.
The Patriots sent a fifth-round pick to the Raiders for Patterson and a sixth-round pick, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported. Patterson spent one year in Oakland after playing four seasons in Minnesota.
Hawking himself found recognition from the Catholic Church, being named a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. In Hawking's case, he was diagnosed at the age of 21, when he was told he probably had about two years to live.
Legendary Brazilian singer Elza Soares, who is black , tweeted that this was "one of the few times when I can't find my voice". For years, the Mare has been wracked by wars between narco-trafficking gangs and often heavy handed interventions by police.
Gasoline stocks fell by 6.3 million barrels last week, compared with analysts' expectations for a 1.2 million-barrel drop. The WTI crude oil futures with delivery in April rose by 0.07 United States dollars, or 0.1%, to 61.03 USD per barrel.
An additional wave of rule making will explore the role that premium cigars and flavors, including menthol, play in tobacco use. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement that cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans every single year.
Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on the role of senior advisor to Alibaba. The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment.
Celebrities, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and other Twitter users voiced their support for the teenager. The majority of students took part, said Annette Powers, the school's director of communications and marketing.
If you are attempting to sign up for Fornite Mobile , or sign in on PSN, XBox or mobile, you probably will not be successful. There are widespread reports across YouTube, Reddit and Epic Games' forums saying that an iPhone 6 will not work.
The southern parts of the area will most likely see the most snow, with one to three inches expected south of the turnpike. An impending storm system will bring a mix of snow, rain and freezing rain to the area by Tuesday morning.
The Cavaliers played at the slowest pace in all of college basketball this year, at just 59.4 possessions per 40 minutes. We can look around the inner sanctum of NCAA Tournament surprises and try to figure out where this should be placed.
The No. 5 Clemson Tigers could be on upset alert in the final game of the Round of 64 as 5-point favorites over the No. 12 Aggies. The victor advances to the regional semifinals in Boston, most likely to face either No. 4 Wichita State or No. 5 West Virginia.
BOTTOM LINE: Northeast Conference Tournament victor LIU-Brooklyn makes its first appearance in the tournament in five years. TruTV is in its eighth year of broadcast rights, having first aired tournament games for the 2011 Big Dance.
He then quickly turns and jumps into a golf cart, along with a staff member, to investigate the gunshots at the 1200 building. Nikolas Cruz was charged with 17 counts of first degree premeditated murder and 17 counts of first degree attempted murder.
These are preliminary results , however, and researchers are still working out what all has changed between the two brothers. The researchers also saw that spaceflight is linked with nutrient shifts, oxygen deprivation stress and more inflammation.
I actually watched a lot of this first leg and Besiktas didn't do badly to start with but then the game exploded on them. The post Bayern Ease Past Besiktas Into Champions League Quarter-Finals appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria .
A quiet month of worldwide football ensured there was minimal change in the global standings, with Africa's sides no different. In a similar development, Tunisia, Senegal, Congo D.R., and Morocco are unchanged on the continent's top four standing.