Google surfacing slow journalism in search results

Long form journalism is getting a boost from Google after the search giant revealed it is now featuring in depth reads as part of results.

In this post from Inside Search – the official Google search blog – they appear keen to provide greater context for searches.

Citing examples including those tackling censorship and medical research, Google hopes articles that don’t degrade quickly (slow journalism) will help keep search relevant as well as appealing to audiences such as tablet users spending more and more time on longer reads.

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