Google, apparently prodded by the ground covered by twitter news, has introduced a feature on its Google News search results that indicates what one might call the ‘heat’ of a story—how many sources are covering it over time: As with Google Search Trends, the stories below the chart are linked to the graph via letters (although one can’t… Read More »
Does anyone know of a Firefox extension that would add a selected word to your list of emailed Google News Alerts?
Here’s an interesting take on Google News I hadn’t thought of before, from Dana Blankenhorn, an Atlanta-based writer. He’s mad at Google for apparently allowing in to its news trawl clearly partisan sites that aren’t news, but opinion. At the same time, he says. Google is separating out blogs from its news searches — possibly because it may… Read More »
Google is throwing up new services as fast as we can catch ’em. Here’s another: Google News Alerts. Google News Alerts are sent by email when news articles appear online that match the topics you specify.