So we’re all excited about the new iOS9 and, for journalists and newsmen like me, that News app seems promising. I even wrote about it last week: News is the news in Apple’s new iOS9!
But there has been a little bit of development from when the app was first announced at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC 2015) and today.
From what was understood initially, the app would aggregate news content according to the preference of the user (kind of like Flipboard).
So if you hit up Apple’s job listing page, it has announced a call for hire and they are looking for news editors. It looks like they want a human touch rather than rely on an algorithm to find news for the users.
So would that mean the news curating system at Apple will be open to human bias? Hmm…