Sky News

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Sky News is a free to air and television pay channel news broadcasting station in the United Kingdom. It has won Number One News award of the year. This channel is available to Sky TV and Freeview.

Sky News
Founded5 February 1989; 35 years ago (1989-02-05)
SloganThe home of independent news
Broadcast area
United Kingdom
Official website

History[change | change source]

Establishment and early years[change | change source]

On 8 June 1988, Rupert Murdoch announced plans to start a new television news service in a speech to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Sky News started broadcasting at 6 pm on 5 February 1989.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sky News Success Story". Retrieved 2019-10-15.