Google will promote original reporting with algorithm change

[ad_1] Newspapers have often blamed Google’s algorithm for plumenting online traffic and the industry’s decline Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm. The world’s largest search engine has come under increasing criticism from media outlets, mainly because of its algorithms—a set of instructions […]

Why investigative reporting in the digital age is waving, not drowning

[ad_1] You don’t need to look far to find doom and gloom stories about traditional media in the digital age. Yet linking media hardship to a view that investigative journalism is dying is a misconception. Yes, media outlets face many challenges. Last week’s 600-page ACCC report showed traditional media organisations face a difficult economic environment […]