What are the best news apps for Apple Watch?

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    #1Digg

    Digg
    Digg allows you to read the most interesting stories on the Internet in just one place. It offers a simple and speedy way to follow your favorite sites, blogs and publishers. 
    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Jacob Schmidt
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "Digg is a news reader app that is available on iOS. I will work on your phone or watch. The site is popular and well reviewed but the app is seriously lacking. It only averages 1.5 stars out of 5 on the current version. There are definitely better news apps out there and available. This doesn't fit the topic."
  2. 13

    #2Flipboard

    Flipboard

    Flipboard is a reader that allows users to draw from blogs and publications in order to create their own personal magazine. You can also connect to social networks to see what your friends are posting. It's available on Android and iOS devices.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Samuel Montgomery
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "Flipboard is wonderful and pleasant on an iPhone or an iPad. Translated to Apple Watch though it falls way short. The same great content but in a much more difficult to consume package."
  3. 11

    #3USA Today App

    USA Today App

    The app of USA Today allows you to browse and read news, create alerts about your favorite subjects and watch its 360º videos.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Amber Jiang
    Written on June 19, 2018
    "Getting news on our watches isn't an unreasonable thing anymore. USA today's app does just that."
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    #4CNN

    CNN

    CNN, also known as Cable News Network, is one of the most trusted news television channel founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. This news source offers the latest and credible clips for politics, sports, weather, entertainment, and more.

    Websites

    Free

    James Harper
    Written on September 6, 2019
    "The best news app for Apple watch is subjective I suppose. CNN is a nationally known news corporation and it is a decent app. But for me not the best, because I find their reporting too liberal, to each their own I guess."
  2. 8

    #5The New York Times

    The New York Times
    The New York Times App is available for both Android and iOS devices. It gives you access to breaking news and allows you to save articles to read later, as well as create notifications to be updated with the latest news and headlines.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Leticia Gálvez
    Written on October 31, 2017
    "The New York Times App is not an app I use that much. It works fine with my Apple watch most of the time. Sometimes an article I was reading doesn't sync and I have to find where I left off. It could be better. "
  3. 7

    #6The Washington Post App

    The Washington Post App

    The Washington Post app keeps you updated any moment with the latest news. It has a very intuitive navigation and has support for 3D touch. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Johnny Gordon
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "I am not a fan of WaPo, mainly because they have a huge bias, but if you're looking for a news app for your Apple Watch, this does the job. There are other apps that you can download that have no bias, and just give you the facts. This app ain't for me, but it does do what it says it does. "
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    #7Nuzzel

    Nuzzel
    The easiest way to get personalized news recommendations and even curate your own newsletter. Get daily top news in business, technology, and media, from the world's top publishers
    Apps

    Other Platform, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Bobby Cruz
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Nuzzel provides customized "newsletter" type feeds that are generally worth reading. However, it is not clear if this app is still compatible with the Apple Watch. I have heard conflicting reports. Needless to say, you should check the compatibility of the app before putting a lot of time and effort into customizing it."
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    #8BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed

    Based in New York City, BuzzFeed is a news and entertainment company centered on digital media. From the serious to the fun, long-form to the short listicles, BuzzFeed creates content that people have grown to love and patronize.

    Websites

    Free

    Theresa Barrett
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "I go to BuzzFeed for my daily dose of news. The articles are interesting and keep my interest. So, when I want news for upcoming updates on the Apple Watch, I go straight to BuzzFeed to see what they have to say about it. "

Summary

Best What are the best news apps for Apple Watch
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DiggApps 17 Free
2FlipboardApps 13 Free
3USA Today AppApps 11 Free
4CNNWebsites 10 Free
5The New York TimesApps 8 Free
6The Washington Post AppApps 7 Free
7Nuzzel Apps 1 Free
8BuzzFeedWebsites 0 Free
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