Google News at 10: How the Algorithm Won Over the News Industry
Posted: 9/21/2012  |  By: Megan Garber | TheAtlantic.com
In April of 2010, Eric Schmidt delivered the keynote address at the conference of the American Society of News Editors in Washington, D.C. During the talk, the then-CEO of Google went out of his way to articulate -- and then reiterate -- his conviction that "the survival of high-quality journalism" was "essential to the functioning of modern democracy."