Google confirms bug with Google News impacting publisher traffic

July 11, 2023

Google has confirmed an issue with indexing content from news publishers and surfacing that content in Google News. Google said it is working to fix the issue but the issue may result in a decrease in traffic from Google News. Google posted a statement in the Google Search status report saying, “There’s an ongoing issue with indexing in Google News that’s affecting all sites. Some publishers are reporting really bad traffic results, as you can see from this Google News Publisher help thread. If your site is in Google News and you noticed a traffic drop from Google News over the past few weeks, it might be related to this Google News indexing bug.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Land