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Apple Launches Apple News+, an Immersive Magazine and News Reading Experience

BWW News Desk
March 25, 2019

Apple today announced Apple News a new subscription service that brings together over 300 popular magazines leading newspapers and digital publishers into a beautiful convenient and curated experience within the Apple News app Available in the US and Canada Apple News presents the best and most relevant articles to meet any range of interests from renowned publications such as Vogue National Geographic Magazine People ELLE The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Apple News adds an even more expansive collection of highquality stories to the free experience of Apple News which is the No 1 news app and delivers current events coverage from trusted sourcessup1sup All Apple News users in the US Canada UK and Australia can continue to enjoy the free news experience within the app on iPhone iPad and Mac including access to Top Stories Trending Stories and a personalized feed of articles p p Were committed to supporting quality journalism and with Apple News we want to celebrate the great work being done by magazines and news outlets said Lauren Kern editorinchief of Apple News We think the breadth and quality of publications within Apple News will encourage more people to discover stories and titles they may never have come across before p p Apple News subscribers can access current and past issues and individual articles from magazines such as The Atlantic Better Homes amp Gardens Bon Apptit Cond Nast Traveler ELLE Entertainment Weekly ESPN The Magazine Esquire Food amp Wine Good Housekeeping GQ Health InStyle Martha Stewart Living National Geographic New York Magazine The New Yorker O The Oprah Magazine Parents People Real Simple Rolling Stone Runners World Sports Illustrated TIME Travel Leisure Vanity Fair Vogue WIRED and Womans Daysup2sup p p In addition Apple News includes The Wall Street Journal Los Angeles Times and Toronto Star Canadas largest daily newspaper Apple News also provides access to premium online publications such as theSkimm The Highlight by Vox New York Magazines sites Vulture The Cut and Grub Street and Extra Crunch from Verizon Medias TechCrunchsup3sup p p Apple News showcases magazines in richly designed layouts featuring animated covers vivid photography and bold typography optimized for iPhone iPad and Mac It makes reading articles even more fun immersive and convenient In the Today and News tabs subscribers will be presented with individual article and issue recommendations based on both editorial curation and personalized suggestions that maintain user privacy p p Apple News validates the power of premium content from great and trusted brands and being a part of it makes good business sense said Tom Harty president and CEO of Meredith Apple News will be an extremely valuable mass platform to attract new paid subscribers to our titles p p At Hearst Magazines we are hyperfocused on creating consumer value through our storied brands highquality content and great experiences said Troy Young president of Hearst Magazines Apple News amplifies our ability to do this in a premium environment with a key audience elevating the digital magazine experience for millions of iPhone iPad and Mac users p p Were constantly innovating how we connect with our audiences and bring them the content they crave on the platforms they use every day said Bob Sauerberg president and CEO of Cond Nast Apple News represents an exciting opportunity to bring a premium experience to millions more readers so they can enjoy the conversationshifting journalism influential points of view and unparalleled visual storytelling theyve come to expect from our brands p p We are proud to work with Apple a company that believes in the profound importance of journalism and journalists said Robert Thomson chief executive of News Corp The Wall Street Journal is certainly the most trusted newspaper in the US and its coverage of politics business economics national news and lifestyle issues is nonpareil We expect through the Apple platform our journalism will reach and inform many more millions of readers viewers and listeners around the country and the world p p Apple News provides a perfect platform for our expanded coverage of news analysis and opinion said Norman Pearlstine executive editor of Los Angeles Times We share a world vision that is informed by our California roots and by our common commitment to innovation and excellence p p bPricing and Availabilityb p p Apple News is available today in the US for 999 a month and in Canada for 1299 a month Customers can sign up for a free onemonth trial and the plan automatically renews after the trial ends To sign up for Apple News customers must update to iOS 122 or macOS 10144 Through Family Sharing up to six family members can share one Apple News subscription Apple News will be available in the UK and Australia later this year p p Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984 Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone iPad Mac Apple Watch and Apple TV Apples four software platforms iOS macOS watchOS and tvOS provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store Apple Music Apple Pay and iCloud Apples more than 100000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth and to leaving the world better than we found it p p sup1supBased on Comscore data in the US and UK p p sup2supAvailability in Apple News Format begins upon service availability p p sup3supTitle availability varies by country p p NOTE TO EDITORS For additional information visit Apple Newsroom a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwapplecom2Fnewsroomampesheet51959293ampnewsitemid20190325005662amplanenUSampanchorwwwapplecom2Fnewsroomampindex1ampmd54c64d1e29e2ae8e9d272499b42538037 relnofollowwwwapplecomnewsrooma or call Apples Media Helpline at 408 9742042 p p 2019 Apple Inc All rights reserved Apple the Apple logo Apple News iPhone iPad and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190325005662r1ampsidweb01ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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