Discovery News

Find insights from news and blog content enriched by Watson for highly targeted search and trend analysis.

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Discovery News is a public data set that has been enriched with cognitive insights, and is included within the Watson Discovery Service. Discovery News primarily includes English language news sources that is updated continuously, with over 300,000 new articles and blogs added daily, sourced from more than 100,000 sources.

How it works

Gain real-time visibility to brand perceptions

Monitor news for topic mentions, and then correlate today's results with historical results

Use cases

News Alerts

Alert me when an entity (person, company, industry, etc.) is mentioned in the news.

News Search

Find and refine insights within important news articles with a wealth of enriched concepts including author, date, location, sentiment, relationships and more. enrichments with content summarization and reference to the original article.

News Trending

Find trending topics and analyze associated entities, related trends, and even the sentiment of the trend.

Developer tools


Free Plan

1000 news queries

30-day trial only

Standard Plan

$0.10 USD/query

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Localized versions of Watson services (Natural Language Classifier, Retrieve and Rank, Speech to Text, Text to Speech) are available in the following places.

Japanese - SoftBank