Google will pay publishers in the UK for news

(Teleborsa) – Google has announced a partnership with more than 120 newspapers Britain, Called the News Showcase, with which for the first time he would pay for the news that newspapers distribute on Google News. The major publishing groups that have signed the agreement are Evening Standard, The Financial Times, Iliffe Media, The Independent, Midland News Association, New Statesman, Newsquest, JPI Media, Reich, The Telegraph and Reuters. According to CNBC, publishers will receive a few million pounds each year, but the announcement does not contain any economic details.

“As part of our licensing agreements with publishers, we are also introducing opportunities for readers access some contents of paywall – Wrote a Google blog post Ronan Harris, Vice President and Managing Director of Google UK and Ireland – This feature will give readers the opportunity to read more content than a publisher would otherwise have access to, allowing publishers. Encourage readers to subscribe“.

“We welcome this initiative and its potential Provide public interest journalism a more visible platform on Google“David Higgerson, Britain’s largest commercial publisher, Chief Audience Officer of Reach, said with more than 100 local newspapers. The feature will be found in the Google News mobile app and Google Discover – when users click on excerpts of articles in these apps Will do Redirected to full article on newspaper website.

In breaking the news, Google reported that it is now globally More than 450 newspapers joining Google News Showcase With negotiations going on in more than a dozen countries, including Australia, Germany, Brazil, Canada, France, Japan, the United Kingdom and Argentina.

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