December 7, 2021

Sky News is broadcasting on Amazon’s Twitch

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By Lucinda Southern From DIGIDAY Sky News is looking for new, younger viewers on Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming platform. Hunger for new and younger viewers is what’s propelling the broadcaster to branch out on the platform, which is still widely thought of as an environment for gamers, to introduce audiences who won’t be tuning into […]

Sky News uses AI

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Facial recognition, subtitling automation and datasets: how Sky News uses AI to unburden journalists by Jacob Granger From Journalism.co.uk Automated tools can help reporters with mind-numbing tasks and create value from producing more content which can offset initial costs “What task are you doing at the moment that you would potentially do better by using […]

UK government is hiding its Brexit plans by making firms sign secretive ‘gagging agreements’

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By Thomas Colson From Business Insider The government is reportedly making companies sign secretive non-disclosure agreements preventing them from publishing the impact of Brexit. Numerous firms which operate Britain’s borders have agreed not to share information on how Brexit could impact trade. The government has signed “many dozens” of secretive non-disclosure agreements with companies and […]

CWC/Flow adds Sky News to Caribbean TV lineup

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Tuesday 31 January 2017  Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has announced that its Flow consumer brand has acquired the first and only rights in the Caribbean to broadcast the Sky News HD network. Flow customers will get two months of free access to Sky News after which they have the option to include the channel […]

UK’s Brexit approach is not muddled at all, says Theresa May

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By Matthew Taylor From The Guardian PM defends her government’s approach against charge by Sir Ivan Rogers, the UK ambassador to the EU who quit last week Theresa May has denied the government’s approach to Brexit is muddled and indicated she will prioritise control of the UK’s borders over access to the single market. The […]

Cayman Finance CEO calls for widespread corruption rules

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From Cayman Funds Jude Scott, chief executive officer (CEO) of Cayman Finance has said that all financial centres around the world should implement anti-corruption practices, such as data disclosures, when necessary – not just a few like the Cayman Islands. “The difficulty is when you start carving out standards for certain countries that aren’t applicable […]

ISIS within a mile of Baghdad

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax Islamic State militants are reportedly within a mile of Baghdad despite battling Iraqi forces and U.S.-led airstrikes, and there is “immense fear among everybody,” the vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq said Tuesday. “We are at a crisis point,” Canon Andrew White, vicar of St George’s Church in […]

Sky reporter ‘got things wrong’ at MH17 crash site in Ukraine

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From BBC Sky News reporter Colin Brazier has admitted he was wrong to handle victims’ belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine. Writing in The Guardian, the journalist said the site was unchecked and he was “free to walk around at will”. But he called his “gaffe” a “serious error of judgement” and said […]