Google News

Quickly Get Reliable Sources, Social Networks, and News From Wikipedia With MegaGladys

There’s so much news going on these days that it’s hard to keep up, so I decided I needed something to give me a quick backgrounder on a person/place/thing, provide me with links to credible information, and offer pointers to possible news events in the last couple of years. My…

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Focus Your News Searches With A Few Time-Lenses Using Time-Sliced News Search

This tool takes a year and query you input and generates date-restricted searches for several news search engines, including Google News, Google Books (Books, Newspapers, and Magazines are searched separately), Newspapers.com, and Chronicling America. The URLs will appear underneath the “Click Here To Generate Search URLs” button after you click…

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Remove Current Results from Google News Search With Back That Ask Up

Enter a Google News query and the number of days/months/years’ worth of the most recent news items you want to eliminate. This tool will construct a date-restricted search query in Google News and open it in a new window. New political shenanigans disrupting your search? Back that ask up! A…

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Politician Parade: Find Congressional Representatives in Google News

Politician Parade adds a state’s Congresspeople to your Google News search. Depending on how many reps your state has, this tool will generate one or more URLs with your query AND your Congressional representatives added as an “or” array. It doesn’t work as well as I’d prefer; results can get…

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