American journalists and news reporters never reveal their sources. Google News follows suit, nowhere providing a list of the more than 4,500 English language news sources it claims to track. However, Henk van Ess, an investigative journalist from the Netherlands, offers a service that reveals the names of 1,256 news sources used by Google News in the US.
This service is called Google News Report. It fetches the headlines from Google News on a schedule, but only headlines on the home page are fetched.
These results are then ranked by a score that is determined by a combination of facto [...]
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