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5 Google Tools Every Journalist Should Know

Discover Google's full potential with these hidden products

- November 14, 2011
We all know Google as a cyclopean search engine, but that's only the beginning of the Silicon Valley behemoth's capabilities. The multimedia conglomerate has a bevy of tools to help journalists get a leg up on the competition -- with facts, sources and graphics aplenty.

"For journalists, Google can be so much more than a simple search engine," said Jake Parrillo, Google's Midwest manager for global communications and public affairs in Chicago. "By using Google products like Maps, Translate, Insights and even Fusion Tables, journalists can quickly and easily get the most out of the Web and focus on what they do best: create amazing stories that inform the world."...

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