Google News tests Editors' Picks feature

Google is reported underway "a limited test which involves human editors from "partner news organizations" manually choosing certain articles "to be featured on Google News."The new Editors' Picks section appears on the right side of the Google News interface and includes a yellow-shaded box that offers more information about the new feature. The NJL piece […]

Google is reported underway "a limited test which involves human editors from "partner news organizations" manually choosing certain articles "to be featured on Google News."

The new Editors' Picks section appears on the right side of the Google News interface and includes a yellow-shaded box that offers more information about the new feature. The NJL piece says that less than a dozen news outlets are involved in the test program, and they are not paying Google to be featured like this.

Google News, meanwhile, continues to show this disclaimer at the bottom of its pages:

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