Headliner App View website

A new kind of news in 20 second sound bites

Developer description

Founded by sisters Dana Gibber and Caroline Klatt, Headliner’s goal is to be the online news ... More

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Published 26 Dec 2015

How many times do you hear it these days? The news is too serious. It's depressing. Whether it be terrorist bombs, street shootings or violent Black Friday fights, it almost makes you wanna turn off the news and watch "Two and a Half Men." Well, maybe I'm stretching it a little there but i'm sure you know exactly what I mean. In actual fact, more and more people are turning to their mobiles to catch up on the news rather than the traditional TV nightly versions. However, if the truth were known, even mobile news leaves a little to be desired.

Headliner is a new streaming news service for iOS that presents news with a difference. Rather than churning out the same stories over and over again as regular news services do, Headliner delivers news for the mobile generation but presented by the likes of you and me. It switches the roles of broadcaster and viewer by offering the chance for anyone to contribute their own take on the news of the day. It still deals with all the same issues and content as a regular new broadcaster but delivers it in a much more entertaining (and often hilarious) way.

The app was put together by two twenty something sisters Dana Gibber and Caroline Klatt. They realized that a lot of their leisure time had been spent watching many different types of news but very little held their attention for long because it lacked something ... and that...