Our API directory now includes 81 news APIs. The newest is the New York Times Events API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Digg API. We list 69 Digg mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of news APIs.
In terms of the technical details, REST and JSON lead the way. There are 65 news REST APIs and 7 news SOAP APIs. In a change from most categories, JSON is the leading data format used by news APIs. Our directory lists 57 news JSON APIs and 53 news XML APIs.