Curated content platform Flipboard began its local news initiative in 23 metropolitan areas in the U.S. and Canada in January 2020, expanding its availability throughout the year to eventually reach 60 at the end of last October. That total increased dramatically Tuesday. Flipboard's local news coverage is now available in more than 1,000 cities, towns
On-the-scene local news reporters have had a pretty rough go of it lately. Just last month, an Australian weatherman discovered a missing beachgoer’s drowned corpse adrift on the waters right as he was wrapping up a dispatch on dangerous tidal conditions (point made, Australia). Now, the rash of inopportune
Back at the start of last year, Flipboard launched a dedicated Local tab to highlight news and content from publications in about two dozen markets across the US and Canada. Today, the company is introducing a new discovery mechanism that will allow
Stewart Bainum Jr., the Montgomery County businessman whose nonprofit is poised to acquire The Baltimore Sun and its affiliated newspapers, is worried democracy is eroding and believes building a successful nonprofit news model could help stem that tide, according to friends and colleagues who know him.
Sony says that PS5 restocks will continue to improve throughout the year, but it will be a while before supply matches demand.
NEWS CORP, GOOGLE Agree to Landmark Deal to Pay for News
It was a tough couple of months for Fox News after the November 3rd election. Clips of questionable moments on the channel fueled the meme that the conservative house that Roger Ailes built was “going left.” For the first time in tw
A promising new law will give agricultural communities in Massachusetts more say in local public-health rules that apply to them and impact their property and livelihoods.
Facebook said today that it won’t let publishers in Australia post their content on its platform, which means people in the country won’t be able to see or share news and other kinds of articles from outlets there. This move comes after Australia proposed a law that required big tech — especially Facebook and Google —to pay publishers for the privilege of displaying content from third parties on their digital platforms. The company said that it’ll continue to display critical information such as...
News Corp., the parent company of the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal, said it has reached a three-year agreement to provide content from its news sites around the globe to Google in exchange for “significant payments” from the search giant. The deal appears to resolve a long-simmering standoff between News Corp. and
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