Google News Lab Mashes Big Data With Old-School Reporting

newslab[Fast Company]
Google is no longer just a place to search for news stories; it’s a place to find raw news itself. Among the 432,000 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every day are user clips of important events—from police beatings to political uprisings—that no media crew was around to cover. Google’s trend analysis based on 3.5 billion daily searches can surface patterns in data that traditional reporting misses.

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