//Apple News Plus gets The New York Times’ sports coverage, but not the NYT itself

Apple News Plus gets The New York Times’ sports coverage, but not the NYT itself

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Articles published by New York Times-owned sports journal The Athletic and its staff of over 450 full-time writers, editors, and producers are now part of Apple News Plus, Apple’s $12.99 per month subscription news plan, in the US, the UK, Canada, and Australia. Meanwhile, Wirecutter stories are also coming to Apple News and will start appearing in the free feed “early next year.”

Both publications have been off of Apple News since The New York Times left Apple’s news aggregator in 2020, blaming the lack of a “direct path” for readers to take back to its websites and saying it wanted more control of its relationship with its readers. While the Times reporting isn’t back, Athletic publisher David Perpich told Axios this new deal made…

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