Newspapers take aim at Google News again | Media Techniques | Scoop.it

For digital news publishers, nailing a prominent link in Google News has almost always been a good thing. It is a traffic boon. The automatic news aggregation service sends 4 billion clicks to news websites every month, according to Google. But some publishers – namely AP, AFP, and Rupert Murdoch – have long taken umbrage with Google, whom they have accused of leeching off of newspapers’ content. Cantankerous Murdoch has called Google “content kleptomaniacs.”


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