1. Quicky's Avatar
    While I like the idea of Cortana showing me the top stories for today, is there any way to customise the news sources that are used to display headlines. For example, I never want to see a headline from Britain's fear-mongering inspiration for racial hatred and letchery that is the Daily Mail. Can I disable those ***** somehow?
    08-07-2014 07:15 AM
  2. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    Nope. We simply can't. I've been requesting this for quite a while, too.

    The best way to ditch these sources are simply not to click on their links.
    08-07-2014 07:20 AM
  3. Quicky's Avatar
    Bollocks. It's thoroughly 1984. "I know your interests. You like News! Here's News*!"

    *the news I want you to see
    08-07-2014 07:29 AM
  4. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    Bollocks. It's thoroughly 1984. "I know your interests. You like News! Here's News*!"

    *the news I want you to see
    Cortana is smart enough to know that you hate them ;)
    All you have to do is view anything worth viewing, and ignore everything else.

    And, yes, I know how you feel. I hate having my anime news served up to me...from those who don't even watch it.
    08-07-2014 08:00 AM
  5. nicfromwales's Avatar
    Is it not possible to delete News Headlines as an interest, and leave only the news subjects you're interested in, which are tied (at least mine are) to Bing News subjects and the news sources you've chosen? Obviously you'd lose headlines, but then Bing News is better at those anyway.
    08-07-2014 08:05 AM
  6. Quicky's Avatar
    No, but good suggestion. I just tried that, and despite me having unchecked the Daily Mail from all Bing News sources, when Cortana shows me the "latest in sports news", the third headline, and I'm assuming most important from their perspective, is the Daily Mail with "She's got big goals! Rihanna wants to buy a football club!" There's literally no escaping them.
    08-07-2014 08:19 AM
  7. nicfromwales's Avatar
    Actually, this has just highlighted another problem, in that even though I've left the gutter press unchecked as news sources in the Bing News app, it still displays Daily Fail articles within the topics I've chosen. Perhaps you're right, it can't be escaped.
    08-07-2014 08:40 AM

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