Google Launched today New platform called ” Google News Lab” and launched it’s website :
Google’s mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to help build the future of media.
Google tackling this in 3 ways :
1) Though ensuring our tools are made available to journalists around the world by getting helpful Google data sets in the hands of journalists everywhere
2) Through programs designed to build on some of the biggest opportunities that exist in the media industry today.
3) Tools for better reporting
From Maps to YouTube to Fusion Tables to Earth to Search, we offer many tools that newsrooms can use in their reporting and storytelling. Now, journalists around the world can access tutorials on these products created specifically for newsrooms, at g.co/newslab.
Google has created many technologies and platforms that have engaged the media industry. As both the media landscape and technology continue to evolve, we believe we can create a more informed world if technologists and journalists work together—and we’re excited to be part of the effort.