Google News Improves Story Display: Cites News, Blogs, Quotes & More
Google News has changed how they display clusters of news. If you take a look at a news cluster, such as this one you will now notice links across the top that read “Full Coverage of articles, blogs, local sources, images, quotes and videos.”
You can then click view more articles within blogs, videos, or even within locals such as all of the Unites States, Columbia, Washington DC and so on (depending on the cluster you choose). Here is a screen capture of the page I see:
Postscript: Google’s announcement of the changes explains that the variety of content appearing on these story pages will depend on the types of material avalable:
“Depending on the most recent coverage and materials available for a given story, the page features top articles, quotes from the people in the story, and posts from news blogs. You’ll also find image thumbnails, videos, articles from sources based near the story, and a timeline of articles to trace media coverage of the story.”
The photos in the right column link to the source, whether it’s a Google-hosted news article or not. The videos can be played inline right on the news story page.
(Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)
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