The possibility of a global news channel drawing on the resources of NBC News and Sky News has been raised by Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.
Sky News changed its strategy for social media two year ago, according to Cristina Nicolotti Squires, its director of content.
It’s expected that Rupert Murdoch’s Fox will this week finally be given clearance to take over Sky.
Disney has offered a series of improved undertakings towards Sky News ahead of the proposed merger between Sky and 21st Century Fox.
The culture secretary has accepted proposals from the Competition and Markets Authority that Sky News be sold to Disney before Sky’s £11.7bn merger with Fox be allowed to go ahead.
Sky News is to use machine learning to identify guests at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
21st Century Fox has told the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it intends to double its commitment to Sky News from five to ten years.
21st Century Fox says it is willing to commit to a Sky-branded news service for at least five years.
The UK competition regulator has found the planned takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox not to be in the public interest.
Sky has warned it could close down Sky News should its presence be seen to hinder a decision by regulators on its £11.7 billion purchase by 21st Century Fox.