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You Call That Breaking News?
« on: May 18, 2018, 02:52:55 PM »
(No, this is not about news, but more about Apple and NPR.)

National Public Radio has started a  "push" of news to Apple iPhone users.
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You Call That Breaking News?
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iPhone push notification example


NPR, like other news organizations, is in a fight for the attention of audiences. That means getting aggressive about putting NPR journalism where readers (and listeners) are  ...
but today's 'BREAKING STORY' that actress Margot Kidder passed away left me dumbfounded. You have dozens people dying in Jerusalem, refugees risking their lives every day, civil unrest in South America,   ...
She goes on to say:
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NPR puts alerts into two categories: Breaking news that subscribers need to know now and feature alerts, which cover investigative work and original reporting that NPR wants to highlight, as well as live event coverage and new podcasts or programs. (New programming alerts are supposed to be "rare and far between," per the guidelines.)
Do you subscribe to NPR 'Breaking News' ?  ;D