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However, Plex’s Director of Product and Growth, Jason Williams, clarifies to TechCrunch, this newscast will not send users into a “news bubble.” It will still include globally relevant news, balanced coverage, and those news stories that it’s important for everyone to know, he says.
The newscast is also personalized from first launch, as Plex will walk you through an experience where you configure it with your interests, like “Politics & Government,” “Business,” “Arts & Entertainment,” “Science & Technology,” and other high-level topics, as well as provide your location and zip code.
The company has ambitions to bringing in other live content, starting with live news feed, potentially from third-parties, Williams notes.