News+ isn’t bad IME for what little I used it though I don’t use it now. But it did have a negative side.
But TgeekB makes a true point that Twitter is a almost a negative marathon. But unfortunately negative news gets the big clicks. It seems to be a part of the human condition. Someone went out of their way to help someone across a busy street doesn’t sell; someone going out of their way to push someone into a busy street is a cash cow click generator. It just is what it is and why I avoid news. I realize it isn’t every story but too much of who died in a crash, whose house burned down, who was just toppled from grace and the ensuing public celebration as they fall into the gutter. It’s just too negative for me (and IME Twitter is likely #1 for pulling it that way even further).
Agree on the twitter doomsday device, but can’t agree on the Apple News. No matter how many topics/keywords/sources I block or want to see less, they find their way in. Plus, instead of simply not showing me anything exists from a blocked source, it shows me a tile to tell me that I’ve hidden it, wasting that screen space?!
I'm a huge fan of Reddit, highly recommend. And then get the Apollo app. I didn't have as much problem with the stock Reddit app as some others, but Apollo is just much better. Apple News is pretty decent from what I've used it, but to date it hasn't been enough to drag me away from Reddit.
Same here Annie and your description of it is spot-on. That’s probably why I never stay with it. I mean, I’ll login via the Reddit app or Apollo and then peruse and participate for about a week or two and then I stop for months at a time before Patti again.
I will not get Apple News again. It proved to be uncontrollable last time round so I deleted it . The ability to set my sources was constantly interfered with, it was hideously Americo-centric, and what UK sources there were,seemed to be heavily biased toward the penny press. I set preferences three times the iron ***** ignored them. No way, never again.