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Making News Useful

Yesterday at the Googleplex, journalists, technologists and Googlers converged for the TechRaking summit. Our goal was to figure out how to break news of its bad habits lingering from the pre-Web era. We compared notes about our own organizations, shared examples of stories and projects, and dreamed up ways to serve you better. Here's what we've got so far. Sponsor The Problems "We need to rethink every facet of the journalism model," said Richard Gingras, VP of News at Google, to start off the event.
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The Evolution of Pre-Launch Gmail In Screenshots

Technology : TechCrunch (6 years ago)

When visiting Google yesterday for the unveiling of Gmail Labs, product manager Keith Coleman took us on a tour of the Googleplex’s Building 47. Along the way, we saw Googlers hard at work on Gmail, Reader, Calendar, and other rela... Read Post

Activists march on the Googleplex to demand more transparency. Schmidt responds: “We get it”

Technology : Pando Daily (2 months ago)

I was on hand yesterday afternoon for an activism jamboree of sorts, just outside the Googleplex, on the springy lawns of Charleston Park in Mountain View. A number of different groups converged to stage a rally before the start of ... Read Post

15 Newsroom Tools From CIR’s TechRaking Conference

Industries / Media : 10,000 Words (2 years ago)

The Googleplex where TechRaking was held. MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — About 200 journalists and technologists gathered at the Googleplex yesterday to try to find a more perfection union between muckrakers and technology at first-ever Te... Read Post

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