August 14, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google has added more publishers in the U.K. to Google News Showcase.
  • Google launched the program in 2020, promising to pay publishers around $1 billion for content over three years.
  • The Guardian is the most recent publisher to join the program.

Google has enrolled another major news publisher in the U.K. in Google News Showcase, a program it launched two years ago to pay publishers for their content.

The Guardian is the latest U.K. publisher to sign a deal with Google to include its content in News Showcase. It’s unclear how much Google will pay the publisher for content, but the program promises a $1 billion payout over three years.