LONDON: Google says it can begin paying some publishers for his or her information content material, in a transfer that might pave the best way for decreased tensions between the web search big and the beleagured information business.
The corporate stated on Thursday that it plans to launch this yr a licencing programme to “pay publishers for high-quality content”. The programme will begin with native and nationwide publications in Germany, Australia and Brazil, “with more to come soon”, Brad Bender, vp of product administration, stated in a weblog publish.
“This programme will help participating publishers monetise their content through an enhanced storytelling experience,” Bender stated, describing it as a big step ahead in how the corporate will help high-quality journalism.
The primary information firms to strike offers with Google embody Germany’s Der Spiegel, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Zeit, Tagesspiegel and Rheinische Put up, Australia’s Schwartz Media, The Dialog, Personal Media and Solstice Media and Brazil’s Diarios Associados and A Gazeta.
Printed in Daybreak, June 26th, 2020