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Google News Downloader

by Customer Dev Labs

Uses Google News API to look for news stories worldwide, and in the 10 largest US cities. Edit source to change the search locations. Full instructions here.

Heads up: Google depreciated support for their News API - results can be flaky now.

If it doesn't produce any results for you, my best advice is to try it a couple times throughout the day to see if it comes to life eventually. If you can code and want to hook up the Alchemy API, I'd love your help!

Step 1. Search for news related to your company:

Examples: competitors, problem you're solving, related products, customer segment, etc.

Step 2. Download the results

URL Title Description Region

Step 3. Upload them to Mechanical Turk (to get each reporter's email address!)

Step 4. Help your friends: