There are no shortage of news apps in the App Store. But this app takes one of the most trusted news sources, NPR, and presents it in a wonderful way. Not only do you have access to audio from nearly all of the NPR programs, but you have the latest news available all the time. Also throw in access to finding the broadcast times and stations of your favorite NPR programs no matter where you are and you have the best news app.

Developer: NPR
Original Release Date: 1262430000
Category: 6009
Currently $0.00 in the iTunes app store.

2009 Best News App Second Place

Reeder by Silvio Rizzi


Original Release Date: 1281464993
Category: 6009
Not currently available in the iTunes app store.

2009 Best News App Third Place

NYTimes – Breaking Local, National & World News by The New York Times Company


Original Release Date: 1263708514
Category: 6009
Currently $0.00 in the iTunes app store.

2009 Best News App Honorable Mentions

NewsRack

Developer: omz:software
Original Release Date: 1255245600
Not currently available in the iTunes app store.

NetNewsWire Premium

Developer: Sitrion, Inc.
Original Release Date: 1275484890
Not currently available in the iTunes app store.

CNN

Developer: CNN Interactive Group, Inc.
Original Release Date: 1279176090
Currently $0.00 in the iTunes app store.

Newsy - Video News

Developer: Media Convergence Group, Inc.
Original Release Date: 1251759600
Currently $0.00 in the iTunes app store.

Hurricane Pro - Your Hurricane Tracker!

Developer: Kitty Code
Original Release Date: 1291936800
Currently $3.99 in the iTunes app store.

Byline

Developer: Phantom Fish
Original Release Date: 1253657285
Currently $2.99 in the iTunes app store.

Instapaper

Developer: Instapaper Holdings, Inc.
Original Release Date: 1273115400
Currently $0.00 in the iTunes app store.