The Google News blog announced that they have begun labeling some sites, sites they consider to be a “blog” as blogs in the Google News search results. For example, here is a snap shot of how Google labels this site in Google News.
How does Google determine which site is a blog versus a newspaper? Google really doesn’t say. It is useful when trying to see which NY Times article is from the main paper and which is from their blog. But would this insult some writers? Is this a move to play nice with the newspapers?