News outlets alarmed by Google search changes, but hopeful of AI deals

News outlets alarmed by Google search changes, but hopeful of AI deals
Google is moving to AI-powered web searches.
Daniel Dunkley
Google’s long-awaited decision to overhaul its search engine with artificial intelligence raised alarm bells across the news media last week, yet there are glimmers of hope AI will present fresh commercial opportunities for publishers.At its California headquarters, the tech titan confirmed plans to reboot its search engine to frequently favour AI answers over website links, marking a significant change for the platform. The updated Google search will now provide detailed AI responses to queries and snapshot summaries to users.While the i...

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