Czech content creators and publishers are signing contracts with Google to have their material featured in the Google News Showcase.  First reported on by, the San Fransisco-based tech overlords announced on their European Twitter account that they had signed deals with “The UK, Germany, Czechia, and elsewhere.” Google News is an application within the Google platform that pays media publications for the right to feature their stories. This isn’t yet available in the Czech Republic, and most Czechs just use the homepage at as their own version of Google News. According to’s sources, Czech publishers have already signed contracts with Google to get their content featured.  “We are already negotiating with publishers in the Czech Republic. SomeRead more.