Google Boosts Local News in Redesign as Governments Consider Big Tech Impact

Google is boosting the presence of local news in a redesign of its News aggregator, part of a new quality information effort the search giant unveiled Wednesday.The new design will feature a column that showcases local news by city, the company said in a blog post marking the 20th anniversary of its News service. People can choose from which the city they’d like to see news or it will be filled in for visitors.Google didn’t immediately respond to an inquiry as to whether the service will automatically select a city based on the user’s IP address, which the …
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