Breaking news articles

Facebook reportedly testing Twitter-style breaking news app

Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone breaking news app that has been compared to Twitter. The app will ask users to choose publications and topics that they want to follow and send push alerts of up to 100 characters…

Weekend Open Forum: How do you learn about breaking news?

How we learn about breaking news (world news, catastrophes, local happenings, etc.) has changed drastically over the past hundred years and even more so in the last decade. What was the latest breaking story that caught you completely off-guard and surprised you not only because of its content but by the medium you first heard it from?