Google News Improves News Source Feature

The Google News Blog announced that Google News has improved how they handle finding news from specific sources.

In the past, the only way to find news from a specific source was to enter [Source: SiteNameHere]. Now you can use a site command, e.g., at Google News, to pull up all articles Google News has in their index from this site.

In addition, you can search on partial names of the source. For example, all sources that start with “search engine” can be searched for by source:”search engine”; note that case matters.

A neat new feature on the Google News Advanced Search page is the Source Suggestions. Below is a screen capture of me typing “search engine” into the “News source” box, and Google showing me sources that contain those words:

Google News Improves Source

Related Topics: Channel: Content | Google: News


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