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29 May 2017 04:11 (South Africa)

Sky News looking to launch Arabic news channel

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Sky News is in talks to launch a 24-hour Arabic news channel. The television station would be a 50-50 joint venture with an unnamed United Arab Emirates-based investor, and would have its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Sky News said on Wedneday that the news service would provide: "independent and neutral coverage of the news agenda". Sky would do well to ensure its English news service lives up to these ideals before  Read more: The Guardian

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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