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CNN now on Haystack News

Haystack News, the US news streaming service on OTT and CTV platforms, has announced the addition of content from CNN’s news shows to its TV and mobile apps. The new partnership with CNN Worldwide adds news stories from CNN’s top rated shows to the Haystack News TV and mobile apps including Anderson Cooper 360, The […]

April 11, 2023

CNN switches Astra transponders

CNN is changing transponders on Astra’s long-established 19.2 degrees East orbital slot. CNN International will end up with two options for viewers and which will depend on their satellite receivers. CNN has moved from transponder 28 (Frequency 11626 Vertical) to a new transmission frequency at 11778 Vertical and which will be in DVB-S2 mode. The […]

February 27, 2023By Chris Forrester

FOX News Digital starts 2023 as top news brand

FOX News Digital finished January 2023 as the top-performing news organisation in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and views, according to Comscore. This marks 23 straight months as the number one news brand with multiplatform minutes. FOX News Digital closed out January reaching over 3 billion total multiplatform minutes, 1.8 billion total multiplatform […]

February 14, 2023

FOX News Digital ends 2022 as top news brand

FOX News Digital closed out 2022 as the top-performing news brand with multiplatform views and minutes, according to Comscore. For the year, FOX News Digital for the year secured more than 18 billion multiplatform views, over 34 billion multiplatform minutes and averaged 82.7 million monthly multiplatform unique visitors. The FOX News mobile app finished 2022 […]

January 18, 2023

CNN Business Arabic goes live

CNN Business Arabic has launched as a digital business platform offering global and regional economic, business, and finance news, facts and analysis for Arabic speakers around the world. In addition to covering breaking news about key markets and industry sectors, CNN Business Arabic will offer original shows to engage audiences, along with podcasts, and exclusive […]

January 16, 2023

Canal+ drops Warner channels

French broadcaster Canal+ has stopped carrying Warner Bros Discovery’s seven linear channels, as well as its catch-up TV services via MyCanal, since no agreement has been reached between the two parties regarding their continued distribution. Warner Bros Discovery will now seek a new distribution partner in France for the channels. “We regret that channels Cartoon […]

January 11, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

More cuts at CNN

News channel CNN is facing more cuts. Its HLN channel has cancelled all live programming, while the shake-up will see contributors on the flagship CNN channel reduced. CNN CEO Chris Licht announced the changes on December 1st, saying that costs had to be reduced amid a very difficult economy. “Our goal throughout the strategic review […]

December 2, 2022By Chris Forrester

FOX News Digital top-performing news brand in Oct

FOX News Digital finished October 2022 as the top-performing news organization in the US in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and multiplatform views, according to Comscore. This marks 20 straight months as the number one news brand with multiplatform minutes. FOX News Digital closed out October reaching over 2.5 billion total multiplatform minutes, […]

November 18, 2022

Stephanopoulos new CNN Worldwide Chief Digital Officer

Seasoned industry executive, Athan Stephanopoulos, has been named EVP and Chief Digital Officer of CNN Worldwide, reporting to CNN Chairman and CEO Chris Licht. In this role, Stephanopoulos will oversee the digital worldwide business, including editorial, product, technology, business operations and innovation strategies. “I am thrilled Athan is joining CNN,” commented Licht. “His vision for […]

October 27, 2022

CNN signals lay-offs

CNN is expected to confirm widespread staff layoffs this week. CNN CEO Chris Licht sent a memo to staff on  October 26th said the news organisation’s aim is to have most of these staffing decisions made by the end of the year so it could start 2023 “feeling settled and prepared for the future”. Licht […]

October 27, 2022By Chris Forrester