October 26, 2021
Apple News expands local news offering
Apple News now offers its local news experience in three additional cities in the United States: Charlotte, You love Me, and Washington, DC Each experience is curated by Apple News editors and includes a coverage of topics that are important to local communities, from restaurant openings and real estate trends to major policy decisions. Local news offerings at Apple News provide readers with access to major publications, including Axios Charlotte, Charlotte Observer, Eater Miami, Miami Herald, DCist, Washingtonian, Washington Post, and more.
“At Apple News, we know that access to trusted local news is critical for communities, as well as an important resource for a national audience,” said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. “We are committed to working with local publishers across the country to support their journalism and offer our users local coverage in the cities and regions they care about.”
Apple News first introduced curated local news experiences for the Bay Area, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in 2020, and earlier this year, added offers 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 publishers to the millions of readers across the country who use Apple News every day. Every Thursday, Apple News editors curate a “Local Read” collection of that week’s best stories from local publications, available to all News users directly in the Today feed of the News app.
About Apple News
Apple believes that access to reliable news and information is vital, and supporting the future of the publishing industry is essential. Apple News offers quality journalism from a variety of top publications, coverage of top news curated by Apple News editors, plus personalized news experiences for a growing number of cities and regions, including Bay Area, Charlotte, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, DC Apple News + offers subscribers unlimited access to hundreds of the best magazines and newspapers in the world – from the Wall Street Journal, to People, New Yorker and National Geographic. – and a catalog of professionally told audio stories so that subscribers can enjoy some of the best hands-free stories. Apple News is available in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia and is the most widely used news app in these countries. More information is available at apple.com/apple-news.
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