Microsoft News delivers high-quality news from the world’s most popular and trusted publishers, across web and mobile experiences for Microsoft.
At nearly a half a billion monthly users, our service reaches one of the largest audiences of news readers in the world.
At Microsoft News, we believe:
- A free, well-funded press plays a critical role in society.
- In delivering unparalleled breadth and depth of high-quality journalism.
- That trustworthy and diverse perspectives matter.
- In the power of combining human and machine curation.
- User choice and personalization are essential to the experience.
Microsoft News keeps people informed across the web, phone and PC, using our long-tested approach of curating news via publishing partnerships, human editors, and AI. We work with more than a thousand premium publishers and more than 3,000 brands in all major global markets – like USA Today, The New York Times, FOX News, The Washington Post, and many more – to aggregate the best news, videos, photos and other content and deliver it, for free, to people all over the world.
We believe that a free, well-funded press is a critical part of our social fabric and are proud to partner with the world’s best news brands, offering a business model that gives people access, at no-cost, to trustworthy news and provides a sustainable source of revenue for publishers.
We are committed to delivering informative and entertaining content on MSN.com and Microsoft Edge in an easily accessible, comprehensive and trustworthy way.
Microsoft News publishes content from 1,200 premium publishers who represent 4,500 brands worldwide, to power MSN.com, the Edge Start Page, the Microsoft News App and more to 500 million monthly readers in 140 countries and 28 languages.
Every day, our publishing partners send us more than 100,000 unique pieces of content. Our AI scans the content as it arrives, processes it to understand dimensions like freshness, category, topic type, opinion content and potential popularity and then presents it for our editors. Our algorithms suggest appropriate photos to pair with content to help bring stories to life. Editors then curate the top stories throughout the day, across a variety of topics, so our readers get the latest news from the best sources.