News publishers have been reporting that they have had limited visibility, with some of them not even showing up on Google News over the past few weeks. Google has confirmed and posted that there is an ongoing issue with indexing in Google News that’s affecting all sites. Due to this, sites may be experiencing a decrease in traffic from Google News. They are working on identifying the root cause and the next update will be within 24 hours.
This was posted in the Google Search Status Dashboard on July 10 at 13:01 PDT. The incident began on June 21, 2023. As of posting, there hasn’t been any updates yet.