Google Performance Report for News Publishers

Google Performance report news

Google has launched a new initiative to help publishers of content that appears within the Google News via Search console. It is now possible to track clicks, impressions, and CTR for Google News associated data.

The data break down is quite similar to that of Google Analytics, breaking down data to:

Statistics:

  • Countries
  • Devices
  • Dates

Problem; This data only goes back to December 15th, 2020

Data not included:

  • News tab on Google Search – That information was added in July 2020, and can be found in the performance report section of Google Search Console.

The new statistics provide:

  • Combined data metrics
    • Date ranges
    • Reader locations
    • Devices
    • Pages

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