October 26, 2021
Apple News Expands Local News Offerings
Apple News will now offer its local news experience in three additional cities in the United States: Charlotte, Miami and Washington, DC Each experience is curated by the editors of Apple News and covers topics important to local communities, from openings to restaurants and real estate trends to major political decisions. Local news offerings in Apple News give readers access to top publications including Axios Charlotte, Charlotte Observer, Eater Miami, Miami Herald, DCist, Washingtonian, Washington Post, and more.
âAt Apple News, we know that access to reliable local information is essential for communities and is also an important resource for national audiences,â said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. âWe are committed to working with local publishers across the country to support their journalism and provide our users with local coverage in the cities and regions that interest them. “
Apple News first featured curated local news experiences for the Bay Area, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco in 2020, and earlier this year added deals for Sacramento, San Antonio and San Diego. Apple News plans to expand its local news feature to other cities and regions over time to highlight the work of local editors to the millions of readers across the country who use Apple News every day. Every Thursday, Apple News editors host a “Read Locally” collection of the week’s top stories from local publications, available to all News users directly in the Today feed in the News app.
About Apple News
Apple believes that access to reliable news and information is vital and that it is essential to support the future of the publishing industry. Apple News delivers quality journalism from a variety of top publications, coverage of the best stories curated by Apple News editors, and personalized news experiences for a growing number of cities and regions. , including the Bay Area, Charlotte, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, DC Apple News + gives subscribers unlimited access to hundreds of the world’s best magazines and newspapers , from the Wall Street Journal to People, The New Yorker and National Geographic – and a catalog of professionally narrated audio stories so subscribers can enjoy some of the best stories hands-free. Apple News is available in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia and is the most widely used news app in those countries. More information is available at apple.com/apple-news.
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