Could Rupert Murdoch’s battle with Google save the newspaper industry?
Why are we asking this now?
- Why are we asking this now?
After a sustained campaign of verbal assaults and thinly veiled threats spearheaded by the News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch, the search engine giant Google has offered an olive branch to the newspaper industry. One of Google’s senior business product managers announced the company was to change how its systems crawled some news sites earlier this week, and debate has raged over how significant the move will be.