You may only want to retrieve articles on more specific topics than the broad categories of Google News. You may decide to monitor only a few sources (for example, retrieve articles from the regional daily press that appeared in GNews) or keyword topics on topics such as cinema, real estate, travel, video games, etc.

We explain how to be more precise in your Google News monitoring with Ozae.

After logging in to Ozae:

  • Click on the Profile icon
  • Go to “Settings”
Screenshot of the parameters button on Ozae
  • Click on “My segments” (corresponds to the personalized categories)
Screenshot of the paramaters
  • Then click on “Add a new”
Screenshot of the segments
  • Then enter the title of the new segment, the keywords you want to see appear with the number of times the word appears in the article, any keywords you do not want to see appear and/or the URLs (or parts of URLs) you want to monitor in particular.

For example, you can add in “URL to be targetted”:

  • allocine.com, to filter all Allociné’s articles
  • cinema, to filter all articles whose URL contains “cinema”.

You can also check the option “case sensitive” (case sensitive).

Go to the Live top buzz and Top articles reports to exploit your new segments

Examples of customized categories (segments):

  • Create a “PQR” category by adding all the urls of the corresponding sites
  • Create a category with your competitors
  • Create a category on video games
  • Create a category on the automobile
  • Create a category on cinema

Find all the practical advice to make the best use of Ozae:


Ozae is a monitoring and analysis tool that scans news published on Google News, Apple News FR and Google results (AMP, Onebox News and organic results).

Do you want to optimize your visibility?

Try Ozae for free or request a demo at hello@ozae.com!

Filter articles in Google News with custom categories

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