Building a Successful Future for News

  • How can we insure the health of the open web, the communications platform of all communications platforms, versus proprietary closed platforms — the Facebooks, the Snapchats, the WhatsApps — so that publishers maintain control over their content, over their business models, over their own destinies?
  • How might we build new models to assure that audiences recognize the high-quality work of journalists as the credible efforts they are?
  • How can we make it easier to create and distribute high-quality video, virtual reality, and other new media forms, at the lowest possible cost?
  • How can we better enable subscription models, including new low-friction approaches to subscriber adoption and revenue growth?
  • How might we reconsider ad models and behaviors to counter the disturbing rise in Ad Blockers?
  • And last but not least, how might we address the need for the web to be as fast and compelling as any proprietary platform?

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Richard Gingras is Vice President, News at Google

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Richard Gingras

Richard Gingras

Richard Gingras is Vice President, News at Google

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