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June 2015 Top News Publishers in Google News US and UK

NY Times ranks #1 in Google News US, while Telegraph ranks #1 in Google News UK. 

 

May 2015 Top News Publishers in Google News US and UK

Few quick notes:

NY Times ranks #1 in Google News US, while Telegraph ranks #1 in Google News UK. 

Reuters and NY Times are the only two sites that ranks in the top 10 News Publishers list for both US and UK

While Reuters has more unique stories than NY Times, the later has higher number of appearances and stories ranking #1 in Google U.S. News homepages and section pages.

Did Google News Adjust Their Search Ranking Algorithm?

Over the past week or so, I've been seeing random complaints in the Google News Help forum, I linked to one, but there are others, of news publishers claiming they lost a lot of traffic from Google News.

Google joins European newspapers to promote digital journalism

Google and eight European newspapers, announced on Tuesday the creation of a fund of 150 million to support digital journalism. This new device, dubbed Digital News initiative (DNI or Digital Journalism Initiative), should start in the coming months and will last for three years.

Read More: http://left-out.net/technology-22/google-joins-european-newspapers-to-pr...

NFL Draft: What News Sites Ranked High Big for The Event?

We tracked "NFL Draft" for 1 day starting the day after the event (May 1st 2015) at 10am ET.

We added two new features; visibility is the number of appearances of a news site divided by the total number of crawls. We also added "Ranking Sequence" which displays the rankings of a story ordered by time so you can see ranking flactuations.

Here are the ranking results and top ranking news sites

 

Adding Ranking Sequence for News Stories in "In The News" box

We just added the ranking sequence to the Top News Stories in the Breaking News Report.

This feature allows you to track how a story rankings flactuate in Google "In The News" box

Here is an example from the "NFL Draft" news rankings, as you can see below the USA Today story ranked in position #1 for 4 times, then dropped to #2 then #1 again

Top News Publishers in Google News US and UK - April 2015

Few quick notes:

NY Times ranks #1 in Google News US, while Telegraph ranks #1 in Google News UK. 

Reuters is the only site that ranks in the top 10 News Publishers list for both US and UK

USA Today, Washington Post, CNN and wall street journal are not appearing at all in Editors' Picks. For more info, read Google's Editors Picks how to

Best average rankings for homepage and sections is CNN

Earth Day 2015 - Google News Rankings

The Bgreaking News Report enables you to easily track top trends and breaking news queries that are important to you. You can track a search query every 60 minutes for 1-7 days.

We tracked "Earth Day" for 1 day and here are the results

Start: 2015-04-22   End: 2015-04-23  # Runs: 24 total crawls

Newzdash.com Launch Updates

Newzdash.com is Live!!!

It took us few years in development and private use, now the tool is public for all to use.

Newzdash.com tracks thousdands of news publishers in Google News and reports on all different aspects of visiblity of news stories, news images, rankings, inclusion in spotlight and most popular sections.

We also track featured links, and links in the main first news box in Google News

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