The Desert Sun Reviews

The Desert Sun Reviews

Published by on 2021-07-01

From critically acclaimed storytelling to powerful photography to engaging
videos — The Desert Sun app delivers the local news that matters most to your
community. APP FEATURES: • Access all of our in-depth journalism, including
things to do around town, sports coverage from high school...

Table of Contents:
1. Reviews
2. Is it Safe?
3. Is it Legit?
4. App not working?
5. Report Issue

The Desert Sun Reviews

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    Decent app, but journalism needs improvement

    The app is intuitive and useful. However, The Desert Sun’s journalist writing style is occasionally grammatically incorrect, and articles that provide updates to oft-covered topics never include a backstory paragraph to help the reader understand context and history. And, the photos and videos placed at the top of each article often have nothing to do with the article’s content; in some cases, it has been seriously misleading and irresponsible. For example, when a restaurant in Palm Springs closed suddenly, the photo was of a completely different restaurant. I have complained to the Desert Sun repeatedly about this and have never received any response.

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    This app used to be a 5 because it was a very easy to read e edition of the paper. NOW you can’t find the most basic of stories from today’s news. No national stories. No national sports. What happened in college football games yesterday. This is November 24. On the Top Stories page, there’s a MLB score from October 30. Did you change the app and put no one in charge of making sure all the news is there? HELP

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    One small issue

    There doesn’t seem to be a place to sign on if already a subscriber, which I am. It did appear a couple of times, but all I see now is a request to subscribe.

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    App doesn’t allow subscriber access to content

    I am continually frustrated by being blocked from viewing/reading content - despite being logged onto my account I keep getting pages that say I must be a subscriber to read the rest of the article.

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    Good basic app

    It’s a pretty good app, but annoying that they leave items for weeks at the top of the section as opposed to putting latest news on the top of each section. Makes you feel like nobody has anything new to report.

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    There are too many ads connected to stories. If you accidentally click on an ad it is almost impossible to get out of it.

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    Nice way to keep in touch

    Keeps us connected while we're up north for the summer

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    Great Palm Springs area paper

    Always great articles, covering topics of interest for those living in the area - permanent or snowbirds. Factual, well written and a great read. Thanks Desert Sun!

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    Wish all newspapers we're this easy, if your into the valley and Palm Springs this app is a must have.

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    Great about local news

    The app works well for me, even when I read the paper abroad. Much of its content is curious since I don't live in the Valley. However, if I want to find out about a recent cultural event or a future happening, I usually find it. The only bother is the interruption of the video clips midway through.

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    Great local new app!!! Always keeps me updated on local emergencies and events.

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    Love Desert Sun

    Moved to Palm Desert, and reading The Desert Sun acquaints me with many aspects of the local lifestyles. Like The desert Sun for breaking news and valley news.

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    Nice local news

    Thanks for keeping us informed here in the valley

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    Everything you don’t want to read

    No way of filtering what you want to receive.

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    Horrible App

    Every other news app allows you to read the articles. Except this one. I will be deleting the app since it’s useless if I cannot actually read the article. Get with the times!

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Is The Desert Sun Safe?

Yes. The Desert Sun is very safe to use. This is based on our NLP (Natural language processing) analysis of over 1,047 User Reviews sourced from the Appstore and the appstore cumulative rating of 4.5/5 . Justuseapp Safety Score for The Desert Sun Is 60.6/100.

Is The Desert Sun Legit?

Yes. The Desert Sun is a totally legit app. This conclusion was arrived at by running over 1,047 The Desert Sun User Reviews through our NLP machine learning process to determine if users believe the app is legitimate or not. Based on this, Justuseapp Legitimacy Score for The Desert Sun Is 60.6/100.

Is The Desert Sun not working?

The Desert Sun works most of the time. If it is not working for you, we recommend you excersise some patience and retry later or Contact Support.

Have a Problem with The Desert Sun? Report Issue

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Why should I report an Issue with The Desert Sun?

  1. Pulling issues faced by users like you is a good way to draw attention of The Desert Sun to your problem using the strength of crowds.
  2. We have developed a system that will try to get in touch with a company once an issue is reported and with lots of issues reported, companies will definitely listen.
  3. Importantly, customers can learn from other customers in case the issue is a common problem that has been solved before.
  4. If you are a The Desert Sun customer and are running into a problem, Justuseapp might not be the fastest and most effective way for you to solve the problem but at least you can warn others off using The Desert Sun.

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