Google announces journalism relief fund

Google announced today its Journalism Emergency Relief Fund to support small and medium-sized news organizations worldwide. The fund, part of the Google News Initiative, was launched in response to the economic hardship many news organization face in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Google did not say how much would be disbursed but said grants would range from the low thousands of dollars to the low tens of thousands depending on the size of the organization. Applications must be submitted by April 29.