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Google News is worse than average for sticky traffic. Hitwise has run the numbers on traffic that returns to media sites according to referral site. Facebook is far and away the top returning traffic referrer. Google News doesn’t come close. Perhaps the newspaper industry’s...

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Google News is worse than average for sticky traffic.

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Hitwise has run the numbers on traffic that returns to media sites according to referral site. Facebook is far and away the top returning traffic referrer. Google News doesn’t come close.

Perhaps the newspaper industry’s frustration with Google News is misguided. Ok, we already know it is. Google is simply indexing sites (with the exception of licensed content deals) – and users click to go to the site. Google …