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Haystack News expands to 400+ news providers

Haystack News, an ad-supported streaming service that connects US viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has announced the service now offers content from more than 400 providers on its Haystack News streaming AVoD platform, and will surpass more than 50 live news channels this January. Haystack News launched live news as a […]

January 25, 2022

Haystack News adds Newsy

Haystack News, the ad-supported streaming news service in the US, has launched a live stream of Newsy, the national news network owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. The national news network serves its audiences with 14 news bureaus across the country staffed by experienced journalists providing 17 hours of daily news. In addition to expanded […]

October 28, 2021

Newsy launches FTA throughout US

Newsy says it has become the first free 24/7 broadcast news network in the US, available to more than 90 per cent of TV homes across the nation, through over-the-air service and supplementing its OTT and connected TV distribution. The opinion-free national news network now serves its audiences with 14 news bureaus across the country […]

October 4, 2021

Scripps making Newsy an OTA network

The E.W. Scripps Company will soon launch its OTT news network Newsy over the air (OTA) as well – serving the free, growing OTA market of cord-cutting self-bundlers in the US. Newsy’s distribution OTA will make it the only American news television network with ubiquitous OTT and OTA distribution. At its launch on October 1st, […]

April 7, 2021

Scripps acquires ION Media for $2.65bn

The E.W. Scripps Company is buying US national broadcast network ION Media for $2.65 billion (€2.27bn), combining the business with Scripps’ Katz networks and Newsy to create a full-scale national television networks business. Scripps says that ION reaches more than 100 million homes through over-the-air and pay TV platforms and has consistently achieved annual revenue […]

September 25, 2020