Not much is publicly known about the team of editors behind Apple’s News app on iOS, and now The Information has a new report (paywalled) that includes new details on how it operates. According to the piece, Apple’s small editorial staff fields pitches from publications for features using Slack, and the result can be an influx of traffic for publishers.
Apple News Stories February 14
Apple News Stories February 13
Apple News Stories February 12
iHeartRadio is the latest high-profile publisher to join Apple News. The service announced today that its editorial content can now be found on Apple’s News app on iOS.
Apple News Stories February 8
With the 2018 Winter Olympics kicking off in Pyeongchang, Apple News has launched a robust new featured section for tracking up-to-the-minute coverage of the games for the next two weeks.
Apple News Stories January 30
CNN blames Apple for mishap that saw users receive multiples of the same push notification
Update: Some saying they’ve received multiple Fox News alerts as well.
CNN is blaming Apple for a bug that seemingly caused Apple News users to receive multiples of the same push notification for a CNN story. The story in question is a CNN report about the firing of the worker who triggered the false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii earlier this month.
Apple News Stories October 19, 2017
Facebook is introducing a new way for publishers to monetize content using its Instant Articles format, but the feature won’t be coming to iOS anytime soon according to Recode. That’s because the service will require a paid subscription, and Apple wants its usual cut for revenue generated through the App Store.