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I'm looking for latest updates of my favorite YouTuber, Kathryn Morgan. So I googled her and in Web results, I got what I intended. But when I googled her in News Search, the results like this:

[Sorry Katie, it's not yours[1]

I know that the results were confusing, as there are a lot of people named either "Kathryn" or "Morgan" but not both full name (like the ballet YouTuber). The same case when I googled "Jodie Holmes" in Google News Search:

What! Benedict Cumberbatch instead of Aiden's sister?!

So the results when I googled Jodie in News Search were a lot of about Benedict Cumberbatch, Jodie Whittaker, Sherlock Holmes, and a lot people named Jodie.

What happened in my case?

  • No, sir. Just plain name without quotes – Bagas Sanjaya Oct 10 '17 at 9:24
  • Yes, it works, but the results sometimes still not accurate, because there are also a lot of people named "Kathryn Morgan" (one of them is a Youtuber). – Bagas Sanjaya Oct 10 '17 at 9:31
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    Yes, I tested with News tab in Google Search – Bagas Sanjaya Oct 10 '17 at 23:54
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You need to be more specific in your search terms.

The first thing to do, if you're looking for news about a specific person, is to put their name in quotes.

Next, if that still finds too many results with the same name, you need to add keywords that will narrow your search. So, for your case, youtube would be a good one. This person also seems to be known for beauty and makeup tutorials, so beauty and similar keywords should help.

Finally, you may need to use keyword negation. My wife shares a name with a celebrity chef out west, so if I want to search Google News for my wife I need to include -chef and -california in the search terms.

  • @pnuts: Yes, I believe so. A Google News archive search is identical to using the "News" tab from the regularly Google search results. – ale Oct 11 '17 at 14:20
  • I'm in Indonesia sir – Bagas Sanjaya Oct 12 '17 at 0:19
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    @BagasSanjaya - Please don't assume all SE participants are sirs (male). Thank you. – aparente001 Dec 8 '17 at 14:02

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