Sep 14, 2018

Google Launches cloud to Support Journalism in Digital Age

Google has launched cloud in order to help journalism thrive in digital age. The main aim is to help small, local and medium sized news organisations to enable them to unlock imaginative solutions.

Technology Advancement has also affected the news industry. Seeing this Google had earlier launched the Google News Initiative. This basically focused on elevating quality journalism and also empowering new  organisations to innovate through technology.

Google is now offering a solution known as The Cloud which is an opportunity to manage the transition in a smart and meaningful way.

Google is currently offering upto 2,00,000 free G suite licences for a period of upto 2 years for new organisations with less than 500 employees. News organisations will be allowed to apply for 500 licences and also use Google’s cloud based intelligent productivity.

As per reports, the Indian media and entertainment industry is set to grow at a CAGR of about 18.55 percent from the year 2011-2017. The next five years are likely to see digital technologies increase their influence across the industry. 

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