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When publishing a page in the new editor, it's possible to select Publish without notifying watchers:
It's not possible to set this action by default.
Allow site admins to set Publish without notifying watchers by default.
enable users to change "notify watchers" default setting
Disable Notify Watchers By deault in Confluence