Google News Developer Comments on Bias

Searchblog alerts us to an interview with Google News developer Krishna Bharat. The article focuses on bias concerns some have raised about Google News in various articles including this OJR story. Chris shares his thoughts in the SearchDay article: Is Google News Biased?

I agree with both Chris and JB, since humans program the database and make decision about what sources to crawl, some bias comes into play. However, the good news is that plenty of other excellent news search and browse tools exist.

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