The Apple News app’s local news experience is now offered in three more cities in the United States: Charlotte, Miami, and Washinton D.C. Now, local communities in each new city will be able to read curated local news by Apple News editors and get information on events, places, and more like restaurant openings, policy decisions, and more.
Apple introduced ‘Curated Local News’ on the News app in 2020. Initially, it was offered in Bay Area, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. For Apple News+ subscribers, the local news covered publications from The Charlotte Observer, The Idaho Statesman, The Kansas City Star, The Miami Herald, The News & Observer and The State (Columbia, South Carolina) in the United States and Le Devoir (French- language newspaper), The Global and Mail in Canada. Similarly, more top publications are now available to readers in 3 additional cities in the U.S.
Apple News expands local news to Miami, Charlotte, and Washington D.C. in the United States
Along with curated local news, readers in the aforementioned new cities will gain access to top publications like Eater Miami, the Charlotte Observer, the Miami Herald, Washingtonian, Axios Charlotte, the Washington Post, and others. Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News said:
“At Apple News, we know that access to trusted local news is critical for communities, and an important resource for a national audience as well. 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.”