Google’s SVP of product management, in a memo rewritten for public use. The bits about journalism have been quoted in the last week, but not the most interesting ones. Read the whole section and you’ll see what I mean, perhaps.
Not even sure where to start here – this is awesome, but it suddenly makes SEO for video a really crucial thing to pay attention to. I wonder if it’ll pull metadata from the page the video is embedded on…
Because I need a more complicated way to aggregate comments on news stories. We all do, don’t we? Can’t wait to tell whining sources about this.
Weird image-based Google News template – hover over an image and the lede loads in the sidebar. Interesting, but given this particular aggregator’s habit of posting REALLY off-topic images next to headlines…
Get your news site spidered more thoroughly.
This is important: Why isn’t your newspaper on this list? Are you writing Web-only informational headlines? I hope so. Do you have duplicate content across a number of sites? I’m pretty sure that’s a negative thing. Check out the list.
How to get more action for your newspaper on Google News.