News you can trust when you need it.
Enter: News Now
Staying informed has never been easier.
We created the iOS App for News Now because we believe it's high time to transform the way we tell the news. News Now offers a new experience to users that integrates the UX and UI they are used to consuming on their other social media platforms, only News Now offers quick, entertaining and easy to consume news content about the news of today that could affect your tomorrow.
Think about the last time you really enjoyed watching the news. If you’re like us, then the word “news” itself can be scary and induce feelings of anxiety or negativity. With hours of boring dialogue, seemingly constant negativity and anchors that look (and sound) like robots, the structure of broadcast journalism leaves little-to-no room for the true personality of the reporter to shine through, so it’s no wonder why 78.2 million people have cut their cords on television altogether.
Introducting News Now: an industry disruptor consisting of short 60-second news stories that matter to you presented in video format through an easily accessible iOS app. Both bored and frustrated with the way traditional news has always presented, three newsies, Ereina Plunkett, Briana Griffiths, and Mamie Johnson embarked on the path to reinvent the way we tell the news. Thus, in August 2021, News Now was born.
As a platform whose user interface is founded on being different than the typical news consumption methods of our time, News Now prides itself on transforming the way we tell and consume the news by encouraging verified content creators to think outside the box and present just the facts through short, "quick-hit" videos in just 60-seconds or less.
MEET THE TEAM
News Now Creators
NEWS NOW UX/UI
News Now is distinctly interactive and tailored to each user, in that it offers users the role of a news creator, (once they’ve been vetted through the application process, of course) and/or the role of a news consumer, thus tailoring the custom generated news feed to each user's specific news consumption goals and interests.
With a required application to post content and an imposed age identifier, News Now protects users from false information by only serving them quick, verified content that matters to them.
Preferences / News Interests
Verified Reporter Application
Verified News Now Profile
Emerging Media Projects
User Experience Strategy
User Experience Research Plan
User Experience Research Report
Emerging Media Capstone
News Now Poster
Design System and Style Guide
HEAR FROM THE TEAM
Hear about our experience:
Make something work. Then, make it work better.
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