According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, this is now the case. Apparently, Google is also planning something similar. According to the report, Google has had discussions with various publishers not only in the United States, but also in other regions, such as France and other parts of Europe, trying to reach a license agreement.
According to Richard Gingras, Vice President of News for Google issued a statement that seems to confirm this by saying: "We want to help people find quality journalism – It is important to inform democracy and support a sustainable news industry. This is very important to us and we speak to partners and are looking for other ways to expand our ongoing work with publishers. We build on programs like our Google News Initiative. “
It is unclear whether this end product could ultimately emerge Similar to Apple News +, where customers pay a monthly subscription or when Google pays to license this content but makes it freely available to more users read it while the user base is used to sell ads.
Filed in. Read more about Apple News and Google. Source: wsj