The Associated Press and Google are launching a great new national scholarship program for digital journalism students. And The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, is going to administer the program.
Google News recently introduced ”expandable stories.” Each story box is collapsed down to one headline, except for the top story. When a headline grabs your attention, click to expand and view related videos and photos as well as related articles marked according to genre, like “Opinion” or “In Depth.”
Lots of chatter online about Google launching its new Buzz product and what it might mean for Facebook and Twitter. Mashable says Buzz needs Facebook integration to succeed. ReadWriteWeb points out that Google already has the user base and a strong integration with Google Maps, and suggests it could be the mainstream’s “geo-social network.”
As Tiger Woods recovers from a car accident and contends with reports of philandering, Slate V imagines what the golfing great might be typing into that familiar white search bar.
Eric Schmidt, chairman and chief executive of Google, discussed the future of newspapers, developing online advertising and antitrust issues with The Financial Times.