Apple News hires an editor in chief
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Apple News has hired New York Magazine editor Lauren Kern as editor-in-chief of Apple's mobile-based news distribution app, Politico reports. Apple News replaced Apple's previous news app, the "Newsstand," in 2015, and has become a more user friendly and customized experience that's focused on design.
Why it matters: This is another example of the latest tech platform trend: Hire a veteran journalist to weed out bad content, and elevate news important to users. Examples: