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The 7 Best News Apps

With so much happening every single day, it sometimes seems impossible to stay informed and keep track of what is going in the world. Many college students are pressed for time and don’t always receive the newspaper or have time to sit down and watch the news. Although it may be difficult, as a young adult it’s important to be aware of current events that are taking place. Here are a few easy options that are mobile-friendly to help keep you informed just by looking at your cell phone. 

  • The Skimm

The Skimm is an email newsletter sent to each subscriber at 6 A.M. every weekday morning. It is targeted at millennials to deliver the latest news in a quick, easy to read way that fits into busy schedules. 

  • Flipboard

Flipboard is a powerhouse among news-reading apps. It collects news in the form of articles, videos, podcasts, and social media into a print-style digital magazine. Flipboard allows you to navigate by flipping – just like you would in a magazine. This digital magazine comes personalized to your preference

  • Nuzzel  

Nuzzel lets you read all the news, without doing any of the work! It allows you to see news from your friends by providing the top news stories shared by your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Stories come from publications such as CNN, Buzzfeed, NBC, The New York Times and more.

  • CNN App

CNN is the perfect app to help you stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Lead the conversation by sharing today’s news and dig deeper into the stories that matter most to you.

  • Pulse

Pulse News is an app that makes news reading fun and engaging. You can add your favorite sites into Pulse or just go with the included sources. Sources and articles will be rearranged into an interactive mosaic, and reading an article will take you to a clean and elegant reading view. 

  • BBC

Along with CNN, the BBC news app provides users with a great way to get caught up on world issues. The app features news from Europe, Latin America, UK, Asia-Pacific, South Asia, Middle East, and Africa. The app also features news in entertainment/arts, health, sport and audio/video news.

  • Circa

Circa is a news app that pulls stories from hundreds of sources and condenses it in a way that is simple, quick, and unbiased. You can select stories and topics that interest you and the app will remember them, sending push alerts to your phone when similar news breaks. 

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