Times Newspapers scraps rolling web news

imageThe Times and The Sunday Times plan to update their apps and a new combined website just three times a day — abandoning the rolling news coverage that has become the status quo for digital publishers. Readers wanted “a curated, finite edition that will keep them fully informed in minimum time, with maximum flair”, the company said, rather than a digital news site in constant flux.

The Times’ and The Sunday Times’ move to a so-called “edition-based” digital publishing model also reflects the reality that readers can easily access breaking news for free from the BBC or via social media platforms such as Twitter.

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