Google is giving local news sources an opportunity to shine in its News section with a new tag developed to identify when a news story is coming from a local source. While there is already a section for local stories in Google News, the company realizes that some local stories can go from being local, to regional, or even national. However, hyper-local sources are rarely surfaced in the national news section, which makes it difficult for the local sources to get the credit they deserve for breaking the story. A new tag, reading “Local Source”, will now appear across all […]
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