NEWS UK SCRAP PLANS FOR NEWS CHANNEL

It was reported last year that Rupert Murdoch was planning to expand his news empire by launching a new channel in the UK that would take inspiration from America's Fox News.



However, those plans have been scrapped. The company's Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks emailed all staff to announce that the company concluded it was not "commercially viable" to launch a linear TV news channel. Instead, they're looking at on demand products.


This story was originally reported by The Spectator. To read the full letter and their article, click here.