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Who needs to go to the news site anymore when google shows you the content already? I bet they are losing visits from that. With the other visitors to the news most likely bookmarking their favourite/trusted sites.



Because headlines are _not_ a substitute for quality journalism and despite falling ad revenue, people will still seek it out to some extent. It's why the EU link tax is a terrible idea - when Google News pulled out of Spain it damaged the online news industry badly[0] with 6-14% drops.

[0]https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-google-news-effect-spain-r...




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