February 18 New York-based News Corporation recently announced that it has reached a three-year global partnership agreement with Google to provide news services for free.
News Corp said that several media in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia will join Google’s “News Showcase” products, including the Wall Street Journal, Barron Weekly, New York Post, The Times, Sunday Times, The Sun, Australian, MarketWatch, Australia Asian News Network, etc.
The agreement also includes the development of a subscription platform, the sharing of advertising revenue through Google’s advertising technology services, the development of audio news and the investment in video news through Google’s social platform.
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson said the agreement establishes rules that premiums for premiums for premiums for news will have a positive impact on the global news industry.
The Australian government is recently pushing for a media bargaining bill.
According to the draft bill, news organizations can negotiate with Google, Facebook and other platforms individually or collectively about the latter’s paid use of the former’s news content.
According to reports, Google has reached a preliminary agreement with Australian media groups such as Qixi Media on paying for news content.