external image 804-324_bbc_world_news_copy.jpg BBC NEWS APP

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Category:

News, media, current events

Devices:

Iphone, Itouch, Ipad, Android

Cost:

Free

Link to iTunes:



Courses:

Any goverment classes or social studies class.

Ideas for Application:

For gov't classes, students can have the app open and be debating current events in class. They can anyalize articles and debate over policies that current gov't's have.

Summary:

BBC News app is a constantly updating news source. News is broken up into different categories and each category to renewed ever 30 mins.

Strengths:

Great Articles, including video and picture. Un-biased. Since it is from a forgien company, its an international view on current events, not just the American way of looking at things.

Weaknesses:

While the articles are great, there arent that many of them. Maybe if they could add 3 or 4 more articles that would be awesome.

Helpful Tips:

Easy to use, and can even read the articles if you dont have a internet connection if you already opened it once.

Additional Comments:


Bottom line:

Its a great app. I use it all the time to get my news. LOVE IT

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